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Dr. S.C.Selvamuthukumar

Dentist, Chennai

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. S.C.Selvamuthukumar is an experienced Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. S.C.Selvamuthukumar at Shakthi Dental Care in Adyar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. S.C.Selvamuthukumar on Lybrate.com.

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#52/43 ,Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Shastri Nagar. Landmark: Near Palamudir Nilayam And Precision Diagnostics, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Sir I have a mouth odour problem. I use to brush twice a day and even use the Colgate plax twice a day.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Sir I have a mouth odour problem. I use to brush twice a day and even use the Colgate plax twice a day.
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use mouth wash of your choice drink plenty of water.
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How to Avoid Tooth Decay

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
How to Avoid Tooth Decay

Your mouth is the breeding place for various bacteria. These bacteria use the sugar in food and turn them into acids. These acids then react with a tooth, gradually drilling a hole in it, which is infamously known as a tooth cavity. 

You might wonder why exactly this happens. When your teeth are subjected to acid frequently, the repeated acid attacks on the enamel, the enamel starts losing its minerals. The first sign of tooth decay is when a white spot appears on the tooth. This white spot is the area from where the enamel has lost its minerals. If not taken care of from the time this early sign of decay makes an appearance, then the decay just gets more serious and the white spot will turn into a cavity.

Here are some tips to avoid tooth decay altogether:

  1. Use fluoride based toothpaste and mouthwash: Fluoride prevents tooth decay from maturing. It can even reverse or stop tooth decay, which is in its early stage. It also protects the tooth from further decay and replenishes the lost minerals from the enamel and prevents any further loss. It also reduces the acid making ability of the bacteria present in the mouth.
  2. Keep a check on food: Keep a study check on what you are eating. If you eat too much of junk food or food which contains a lot of sugar regularly, then suffering from a tooth decay is inevitable. Try to limit those foods to maybe once or twice a week.
  3. Brush your teeth: Brush your teeth regularly, preferably with fluoride toothpaste. Not only will the fluoride toothpaste protect your teeth, the toothbrush will also take out any food particle stuck between two teeth.  Brush at least twice a day or preferably after every meal and before bed.
  4. Use dental floss: Clean in between your teeth with a dental floss.
  5. Eat cheese: Cheese contains casein which prevents tooth decay or cavity formation.
  6. Visit your dentist regularly: Make sure you visit your dentist regularly to keep your teeth healthy.
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I am suffering from tooth ache due to space in between 2 molars. However, when I visited the dentist he said no to fill in the space stating that the space is too small and no filling will stay and as there is not any cavity there so the filling is not required. Please suggest some solution to it.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering from tooth ache due to space in between 2 molars. However, when I visited the dentist he said no to fi...
the space can be filled by capping both the tooth. this will prevent lodging of food in that space preventing any infection n pain. but get your teeth x-rayed before this to rule out any other ailments.
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I have gap between teeth and gems lost. I got cleaning and ailment also. But those not working.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have gap between teeth and gems lost. I got cleaning and ailment also. But those not working.
Gap or diastema is filled by the process known as enamel bonding. Consulg the dentist for this. Brush twice daily rinse you mouth with chlorhexidine mouth wash 3 times daily after every meal.
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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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My father is having teeth pain in mouth. He cant eat any cold items. Can you suggest any good tooth paste?

BDS
Dentist, Surat
My father is having teeth pain in mouth. He cant eat any cold items. Can you suggest any good tooth paste?
No toothpaste will give your father a permanent relief. A reason for pain has to be diagnosed first. Take your father to your nearest dentist.
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I am 24 year old teenager my teeth are becoming yellow in colour help me remove them and get back my white colour.

Master of dental surgery, Bachelor of dental surgery
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I am 24 year old teenager my teeth are becoming yellow in colour help me remove them and get back my white colour.
Get a scaling done for your teeth. Ask your dentist for proper oral hygiene maintenance tips and brushing techniques.
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I am suffering from all tooth pains. Exactly at 1am in the morning i start getting tooth ache and not able to sleep after that.

BDS
Dentist, Asansol
As you said .You start getting tooth ache in the night.Based on your complaint. .I think you are having deep dental caries in one of your teeth . Visit your dentist. If required you should go Root canal treatment.
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I am 27 year old man. I suffering from toothache for last 6 months. Suggest me something.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 27 year old man. I suffering from toothache for last 6 months. Suggest me something.
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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Mere teeth me scratches hai wo bhi bde bde kahi mujhe calcium ki kami to nahi kya iske liye koi test bhi hai kya? Teeth ka colour bhi yellowish hai or scratch bhi aise ki lgta hai ki poora teeth middle se break ho jayega.Plz reply me

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear, I would advise you to visit a dentist for a check-up. After which they can tell you the exact cause and solution. You can also come to our clinic for consultation (free of cost) or check-up. Please find below is our contact details. Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic
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