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Dr. S Santhiya

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

9 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. S Santhiya BDS Dentist, Chennai
9 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. S Santhiya is one of the best Dentists in Kolathur, Chennai. He has helped numerous patients in his 9 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a qualified BDS . You can consult Dr. S Santhiya at Wisdom Dental Care. in Kolathur, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. S Santhiya on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Sree Balaji Dental College Hospital., - 2008
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English
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Indian Dental Association

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#40, 200ft Road, Viduthalai Nagar, s.kolathur , Landmark: Opp. to Wabag house, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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#40, 200 Feet Road, Viduthalai Nagar, SKolathur, Kovilambakkam. Landmark: Opp. Vatech-Wabag Towers, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Hi I am 28 years old. My teeth pain are heavy to two days once. Rct treatment cheap & best cost

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Charges may vary according to the complexity, materials used and doctor. If u go for cheap treatment the material and quality of treatment would be cheaper too. So better to look forward for better treatment rather than the cheap cost. Thank you Dr jagrati
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I have to big teeth's in my front of mouth. And I want to cut or reduce the size of teeth.

FDSRCS, MOrth RCS, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Sonipat
I have to big teeth's in my front of mouth. And I want to cut or reduce the size of teeth.
Cutting teeth is not advisable as this make teeth prone to sensitivity and caries. Better option is orthodontic braces.
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Hi Actually my cutting teeth's (2) are totally damaged now it is paining what can I do for life long relief.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi Actually my cutting teeth's (2) are totally damaged now it is paining what can I do for life long relief.
Get root canal treatment done followed by post and core if roots are available and can bear load. All this can be evaluated by dentist. This will restore the function and esthetics of the teeth.
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Both the incisor teeth are very small in size, therefore there is a gap in my teeth. Is there any treatment for this.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Both the incisor teeth are very small in size, therefore there is a gap in my teeth. Is there any treatment for this.
you actually have multiple options, orthodontic closure,composite closure,crowns,and kindly upload your PIC in pm,I will get back with further management
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Sir my front two big teeth had been changing slightly dull black in colour in between two. How to correct that sir please guide me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir my front two big teeth had been changing slightly dull black in colour in between two. How to correct that sir pl...
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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I have some problem in my teeth …my teeth had some black and yellow spot, what should I do to remove it?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have some problem in my teeth …my teeth had some black and yellow spot, what should I do to remove it?
u cannot remove these spots by your own,,u need to see dentist and get the cavities if there are any,,filled up by him.
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I am 24 old male from haryana and do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes and is it safe to microwave food in plastic containers ?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 24 old male from haryana and do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes and is it safe ...
Hi..yes whitening paste whiten your teeth more than normal. But it should be used for more than three months. Plastic containers should be avoided. Keeping in microwave increases risk.
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Sir mera aage ka 2 teeth 1 niche hai or 1upper hai mujhe orthofixed tratment karwana hai mere teeth ke bich me koie gap nhi hai doctor bol raha hai ki upper ka 2 teeth ukharana hoga sir ye sahi bol rahe hai doctor.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Sir mera aage ka 2 teeth 1 niche hai or 1upper hai mujhe orthofixed tratment karwana hai mere teeth ke bich me koie g...
Namste lybrate-user, aapake doctor sahi bol rahe hai. Apane abhi batata hai ki teeth ke bich me koi gap nahi hai to agar teeth ko ek line me lane ke liye jagah banani padegi na. Ye jagah upper ke 2 teeth nikal kar ban sakati hai aur treatment khatam hone tak vo gap bhi bhar jayega.
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My daughter is 11 years old our opinion is going for teeth clip, since her teeth is protruded due to thumb sucking from childhood.

DNB, MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My daughter is 11 years old our opinion is going for teeth clip, since her teeth is protruded due to thumb sucking fr...
Hello sir, proclination of teeth can occur due to oral habits like thumb sucking, please consult an orthodontist for correction of this habit as well as the teeth.
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Proper brushing

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Proper brushing

Proper brushing

One of the easiest steps to do to help your teeth keep clean. When brushing your teeth, position the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line. Both the gum line and the tooth surface should be in contact with the bristles. Brush the outer surfaces of the teeth using a back-and-forth, up and down motion, making sure to be done gently in order to avoid bleeding. To clean the inside surfaces of the teeth and gums, place the bristles at a 45degree angle again and repeat the back-and-forth, up an down motion. Lastly, brush the surfaces of your tongue and the roof of your mouth to remove bacteria, which might cause bad breath.
Try to brush at least twice a day to prevent acid buildup from the breakdown of food by bacteria. However, if your work or activities prevent you from doing this, thoroughly rinse your mouth with water after eating to minimize the amount of food that would serve as substrate for the bacteria.

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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: We recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.
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I am 64 years old. Since last 2 years suffering from swollen tongue which makes me difficult to talk or eat. In the morning it's in normal condition but afternoon on it becomes very bad. Consulted all types of doctor but of no relief. Can I get any remedy in homeopathy.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Causes for burning mouth, burning tongue syndrome, burning sensation symptoms experiencing a burning sensation in your mouth or on your tongue without? hot food? to blame? there is a condition that can cause your mouth to burn for no apparent reason. Burning mouth syndrome, or burning tongue syndrome, is an annoyingly painful problem that may have you feeling a scalding sensation without a source for its cause. This painful burning sensation may linger for a long time, be constant or come and go. In many cases, the burning builds during the day and dies down at night. The group most commonly afflicted are middle to older aged women. Your burning mouth or tongue syndrome might come with other symptoms on top of a burning sensation, such as: dry mouth bad taste ~ bitter, metallic tongue tip tingling, numbness numbness, tingling in your mouth possible causes of your burning mouth or tongue include: acid reflux medication malnutrition food allergies nerve damage oral candidiasis anxiety, depression hormonal changes ~ menopause dentures ~ ill-fitting, material allergy dry mouth ~ sj?gren? s syndrome, diabetes, thyroid problems for many, the exact cause of their burning sensation symptoms isn? t found. Your mouth burning treatment may depend on the cause of symptoms, provided you can discover this. Thus, treating underlining cause usually resolves your burning symptoms. Otherwise, unidentified cause for burning mouth or tongue syndrome treatment is geared toward associated pain relief. Some natural healthy ideas that may assist in this challenge: sip water suck on ice no alcohol, tobacco chew sugarless gum avoid hot, spicy foods brush with baking soda and water use capsaicin (hot pepper) mouth rinses do not use alcohol containing mouthwashes reduce consumption of acidic foods ~ citrus.
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I am 23 year old. I have bad breath problem. My tongue seems too white even after cleaning it. I also found tonsil stone in my threat. How to prevent this bad smell from breath.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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. We need more investigations with clinical examination 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. 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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Always use soft bristles toothbrush and teeth brushing should be done 2 to 3 minutes

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Always use soft bristles toothbrush and teeth brushing should be done 2 to 3 minutes
Always use soft bristles toothbrush and teeth brushing should be done 2 to 3 minutes. Because hard toothbrush and lengthy cleaning time cause the abrasion of teeth which can make your teeth sensitive.
Clean your front teeth in a vertical motion and back teeth in circular motion.
Always clean your tongue with tongue cleaner.
Never use needle, match stick, wooden stick etc to remove food in between teeth because these things can cause gums inflammation resulting in pocket formation.
Have a good smile.
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My teeth is decaying. How much prize wanted to do root canal. Also. Doing root canal is any pblm to our body.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is decaying. How much prize wanted to do root canal. Also. Doing root canal is any pblm to our body.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. It costs from rs: 2500/-. It does not cause any harm to body.
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Healthy Mouth Happy you- Brushing and Flossing the Right Way

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Mumbai
Healthy Mouth Happy you- Brushing and Flossing the Right Way
Right Way to Brush-


Proper brushing takes at least two minutes — that's right, 120 seconds! Most adults do not come close to brushing that long. To get a feel for the time involved, try using a stopwatch. To properly brush your teeth, use short, gentle strokes, paying extra attention to the gumline, hard-to-reach back teeth and areas around fillings, crowns or other restoration. Concentrate on thoroughly cleaning each section as follows:

B1 Tilt the brush at a 45° angle against the gumline and sweep or roll the brush away from the gumline







B2Gently brush the outside, inside and chewing surface of each tooth using short back-and-forth strokes.








B3Gently brush your tongue to remove bacteria and freshen breath.




Clean the outer surfaces of your upper teeth, then your lower teeth
Clean the inner surfaces of your upper teeth, then your lower teeth
Clean the chewing surfaces
For fresher breath, be sure to brush your tongue, too
Frequency of brushing-



Studies have shown that brushing once a day in preschool settings, using a fluoride toothpaste will prevent cavities. Families should be encouraged to brush additional times at


home. Brushing before bedtime is especially important, in order to prevent plaque and food particles remaining in contact with the teeth throughout the night.

Replacing Toothbrush-

You should replace your toothbrush when it begins to show wear, or every three months, whichever comes first. It is also very important to change toothbrushes after you've had a cold, since the bristles can collect germs that can lead to reinfection.

Electric power brush-



PBRAn electric toothbrush is a toothbrush that uses electric power supplied usually by a battery to move the brush head rapidly, either oscillating side to side, or rotation-oscillation (where brush heads rotate in one direction and then the other).

ADVANTAGES OF AN ELECTRIC POWER BRUSH
1.Faster Brushing
2.Easier Brushing
3.Deep Cleaning
4.Painless Cleaning
5.Stain Removal
6.Fresher Breath
7.Proven Long-Term Results




FLOSSING


Flossing in addition to toothbrushing can reduce gingivitis and halitosis compared to toothbrushing alone.


FLOSDental floss is a bundle of thin filaments used to remove food and dental plaque from teeth. The floss is gently inserted between the teeth and scraped along the teeth sides, especially close to the gums or underneath them. Dental floss may be made of either plastic (nylon, PTFE or polyethylene) or silk, and can be flavored or unflavored, and waxed or unwaxed. An alternative tool to achieve the same effect is the interdental brush.

Advantages of flossing
ØProper flossing removes plaque and food particles in places where a toothbrush cannot reach- under the gum-line and between the teeth.
ØDaily flossing is recommended because plaque build-up can lead to tooth decay and gum disease.
ØIt stimulates gums, polishes tooth surfaces, reduces gum bleeding and prevents gum disease.


FLOSSINGFlossing technique
Start with about 18 inches of floss, wind most of the floss around each middle finger, leaving an inch or two of floss to work with.

ØHold the floss tautly between your thumbs and index fingers, slide it gently up-and- down between your teeth.
ØGently curve the floss around the base of each tooth using a seesaw motion, making sure you go beneath the gum-line. Never snap or force the floss, as this may cut or bruise delicate gum tissue.
ØCurve the floss around the side of one tooth, forming a 'C' shape and rub the floss up and down to clean the tooth. Repeat the procedure in the opposite direction i.e. on the adjacent tooth.
ØUse clean sections of floss as you move from tooth to tooth.
ØTo remove the floss, use the same back-and-forth motion to bring the floss up and away from the teeth.
Floss holders are also available and can be used in the difficult to reach areas.


MOUTHWASH

MWMouthwash or mouth rinse is a chemotherapeutic agent used as an effective home care system by the patient to enhance oral hygiene.

A mouthwash is a flavored liquid that people use to rinse out their mouths before or after brushing their teeth. Some individuals may also rinse with mouthwash between brushings, particularly after eating foods that may cause a person to have bad breath. Mouthwash typically emphasize the treatment and prevention of halitosis as one of the many benefits of mouthwash. Mouthwash can be effective at combating bad breath.

ØBacteria in the mouth can also cause foul-smelling breath. Many antiseptic mouthwash products claim to kill the germs that cause bad breath.
ØSome mouthwash products are designed to help heal sores or irritation after oral surgery.


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I am 36years female my teeth gone in accident when I'm 12years of age so I fixed duplicate teeth at the age of 18years since from 10years skin is growing on my front duplicate teeth every time I'm removing but again it is regrowing give solution.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 36years female my teeth gone in accident when I'm 12years of age so I fixed duplicate teeth at the age of 18year...
Hello lybrate-user, the fact that you have got replacement done at a very age is possibly affecting the excess growth of tissue. The time at which replacement is done coincides with the hormonal fluctuations which adversely affects the gums health. Additionally, the use of metal in duplicate teeth can also induce formation of extra tissue. The tissue also affects the esthetics and gum health. I advise you to go for a thorough clinical check up, assess the extent of infection and determine the best possible treatment to prevent repeated discomfort.
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My dentist has recently extracted my one pre molar tooth and I have received Rct in the adjoining front tooth. What will be better for me a teeth bridge or an implant? My age is 18 years .what should be the cost of implant or bridge?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My dentist has recently extracted my one pre molar tooth and I have received Rct in the adjoining front tooth. What w...
Hello, you need to visit a dentist and get it checked. Get a full mouth x-ray done to check the bone levels. Depending on that you can go for fixed prosthesis or implant. For bridge the neighbouring two teeth will also have to be reduced in size. Its better to go for an implant. The cost can range from Rs. 15,000-40,000/-.
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I am suffering from fever and throat infection and teeth pain from 4 days. What can I do for dis?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am suffering from fever and throat infection and teeth pain from 4 days. What can I do for dis?
It looks like infection due to decay on tooth. You have to go for root canal treatment. Visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment.
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On the right side of my mouth, my lower jaw teeth(molar) gives sensation from last dew days. While brushing also, i m felling uncomfortable sensation. What do i do?

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Good evening Nishant - seek a dental opinion by taking an appointment tomorrow from a good dental surgeon specialist. He will guide you the rest of the way.
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