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Dr. S M Balaji

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. S M Balaji Dentist, Chennai
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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.
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Dr. S M Balaji is a renowned Dentist in Teynampet, Chennai. You can visit him at Balaji Dental Facio Maxillary Centr in Teynampet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. S M Balaji on Lybrate.com.

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I am 25 year old and having gum bleeding since last 05 years . It bleeds when brush also. Please suggest me treatment. There is black spots also appears since one year

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
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Hello Thanks for the Query Bleeding Gums are usually because of accumulation of plaque and tartar on tooth surfaces. If It's only Gingivitis than you need to undergo Scaling and root planning(Professional teeth cleaning) If it's phyorrea you need to undergo scaling as well as flap procedure depending upon the condition. For thet same Visit a Periodontist(GumSpecalist) He can help you better in this case. And do change your brushing technique as faulty/wrong technique leads to accumulation of plaque and tartar Thank you Dr.Aman Bhatia

Morning 4 o clock onward in my mouth releasing saliva, how to stop it or control it. please help

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Abi maintain clean mouth and rinse with listerine and you need to consult dental surgeon near your home .

Hello doctor I have a problem of bleeding from my teeth every morning what should a do? Please suggest me.

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Hello doctor I have a problem of bleeding from my teeth every morning what should a do? Please suggest me.
Bleeding from teeth while brushing or in the morning is usually due to deposits on your teeth called calculus. To get rid of bleeding you may have to undergo scaling procedure where dentist cleans out all the calculus that is stuck on your teeth and the inflamed gums come back to the healthy state.

My friend is having toothache in the left lower area possibly (5-6-7) tooth around. X ray has been done and the doctors are suggetsting that everything is normal. The pain refuses to subside. Pain killers have been given but pain resurfaces with no medication. Please guide and help. Please help.

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My friend is having toothache in the left lower area possibly (5-6-7) tooth around. X ray has been done and the docto...
Has x-ray for last tooth, the wisdom tooth being taken for the left side, tooth no 38. Without looking at the x-rays, it is very difficult to access the clinical situation though. If the tooth no 38 is impacted, then it can induce pressure which can again cause pain. Also if possible, then you can send a copy of the x-rays over to us for evaluation. Good luck.

I have teeth pain how I reduce it?

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I have teeth pain how I reduce it?
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 dentaforce dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.

Right vocal card growth - biopsy for HPE Histologic features are suggestive of Squamous papilloma with varicose hyperplasia. Note: suggested clinic or radiological and surgical correlation Please suggest further action to be taken.

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Right vocal card growth - biopsy for HPE Histologic features are suggestive of Squamous papilloma with varicose  hype...
Although no" cure" is known to exist, some centers have very successful therapies, including state-of-the-art lasers. These therapies can be broadly divided into" surgical" and" non-surgical. Surgical removal of the papillomas is the standard of care today. They will not go away with a pill or an antibiotic. Surgical removal also provides a specimen for the pathologist to analyze for the presence of any pre-cancer or cancer. The goal of any surgical procedure is to remove as much of the papillomatosis as possible without scarring the vocal cords, which may result in irreversible hoarseness. Too aggressive of a surgical procedure can result in a voice that is worse than before surgery. On the other hand, insufficiently aggressive surgery is not worth having if too much papillomatosis is left behind. Removal of papillomas usually takes place under general anesthesia in an operating room. Once the patient is fully asleep, a special scope holds open the mouth until the throat can be seen under a microscope (see photograph below). The involved areas should be carefully inspected and mapped out. A biopsy is generally taken, especially if an area looks suspicious. A combination of lasers, micro-instruments and injections are used to treat the involved areas. In advanced centers, the ideal laser to treat papillomas is the ktp laser.

Front will have artificial teeth and to support those teeth, crown will be fitted on molars. Denture is of ceramic. Dentist is saying that no need to make gums on those artificial teeth as it will not be visible. Gums will be upto canine teeth only.

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Front will have artificial teeth and to support those teeth, crown will be fitted on molars. Denture is of ceramic. D...
Sometimes its not necessary to make artificial gums in bridges. For support doctor is giving crown upto canine. It is ok.

Smell from my mouth ever while I take brush daily and cleanly what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Smell from my mouth ever while I take brush daily and cleanly what should I do?
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Kindly consult a physician & dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person 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.

Mere dato mai bahut pahle se problem hai Kabhi kabhi sujan ho jata hai aur pak bhi jata hai jiski waja se kabhi kabhi muh se bhi badbu aati hai mai pareshan hu sir mai kya karu.

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Mere dato mai bahut pahle se problem hai Kabhi kabhi sujan ho jata hai aur pak bhi jata hai jiski waja se kabhi kabhi...
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals.

For healthy teeth and gums

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Coconut oil is a natural antibiotic. You can make oil pulling with pure coconut oil for 15 minutes in the morning or the night and spit of the oil after 15minutes. It will loose its oily nature after 15 min.
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Mouth always gets bitter. I have to spit my saliva. Can not drink it cause I always feel like vomiting. I am 9 weeks pregnant. Please advise.

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Mouth always gets bitter. I have to spit my saliva. Can not drink it cause I always feel like vomiting. I am 9 weeks ...
normally in pregnancy, the taste of mouth changes. do don't worry. for relief, use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene. also clean your tongue. increase your water intake.

For removing floride stains(marks on teeth what is the best treatment that available and will there be any issues after taking the treatment.

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Few flourises stains do not come down u can go for bleaching procedure that only 16% bleaching agent where u can dim the stains but u cannot remove them completely.

In my gums there is swelling at last corners. It seems my wisdom tooth is coming. It is paining too much. What to do?

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In my gums there is swelling at last corners. It seems my wisdom tooth is coming. It is paining too much. What to do?
X-ray is needed for proper diagnosis. . if your wisdom tooth is erupting in abnormal way, it is advised to get it removed. visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment. .. gargle with warm salt water twice daily for relief. ..

My half broken front tooth has extracted on 19th of june'15. The problem is no bone of concern tooth had found in x ray hollowness is clearly seen by me of bone area (my opinion). Now my dentist given me high dosages of antibiotics for 10 days. Now in result I have not been feeling pus but feeling something is filled on that hollowness? what it should be? and how much time and how much does it cost for new teeth?

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My half broken front tooth has extracted on 19th of june'15. The problem is no bone of concern tooth had found in x r...
The hollowness you can see is the extraction socket.(in my opinion) after tooth extration it may take 30-45 days for new bone formation. Please continue with the medication and do regular followups for further treatment. You can replace the extracted tooth after complete healing with ceramic bridge or implant as suggested by your dentist.

My teeth is yellowish, how to clear that?

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My teeth is yellowish, how to clear that?
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.

Few months ago in accident my upper tooth has half broken and closer tooth is paining now and also little bit damaged. I just want to know that what will be expanses for treatment of this. Also I want to tooth implants for both tooths.

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Few months ago in accident my upper tooth has half broken and closer tooth is paining now and also little bit damaged...
You do not need implants if half tooth is present go for rct and cap for both upper teeth in question. Cost will be around 16k to 25k for two teeth rct and cap included. Variation if cost depends on procedures needed during the treatment and type of cap material. The added procedures may be Apicoectomy and splinting. If you go for extraction and implants cost will rise to 50k and above for 2 teeth.

My teeth are very bad in colour please give me some advice thanking you

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My teeth are very bad in colour please give me some advice thanking you
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing. Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid affecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.

I want to clean my teeth my teeth are stained with panmasala looking very stains can I make them white?

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I want to clean my teeth my teeth are stained with panmasala looking very stains can I make them white?
Go for oral prophylaxis. Ultrasonic scaling and polishing. If not clean go for tooth bleaching. You can go for veneering also.

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Chewing food from the affected side should be avoided.

Saving a fallen tooth can prove to be useful

BDS, PGDFO
Dentist
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Saving a fallen tooth can prove to be useful. Wrapping it up in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk or trying to keep it in place immediately after it has fallen can prevent any further harm. Consult a dentist immediately after undertaking one of the above measures.
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