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Dr. Sakthivel

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

6 Years Experience
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Dr. Sakthivel MDS Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Sakthivel is a popular Dentist in Neelankarai, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 6 years of journey as a Dentist. He has completed MDS . You can visit him at Kidz Smile Dental clinic in Neelankarai, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sakthivel and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Channai university - 2011
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I am having a wound under my tongue! Which happened due to biting during dinner 2 days ago. Its become white with red border 4 place under the tongue! And paining like hell! Having fever and cough also! Pain is increasing! By Doctor advised I am Taking Paracetamol 650 3 times, KEFPOD CV 2 time, Ambrolite D. Also using internal ointment that is Metrogyl cream and Dolo gel cream by mixing 3 times. But pain is not improving! Got little relief from cough. But paining the tongue horribly. I can't tolerate the pain any more. Please help me as soon as possible or suggest any pain killer tablet! Thank you!

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Hi lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking help. Well, the pain is due to the infection for which you have been given antibiotics by your doc. The pain will likely subside the sooner the infection/ inflammation gets better. Still, as you are unable to bear the pain, I suggest you to talk to your doc who can recommend a suitable anaesthetic gel that you can apply on and around the ulcer couple of times a day. Also, cleaning the mouth properly with an antimicrobial mouth wash/ gargle can help arrest the infection additionally. Try taking semisolid/ liquid foods for the time being and stay well hydrated. Avoid any kind of hard, spicy, oily, hot foods/ drinks so as to avert any kind of escalation in burning sensation/ pain. Hope this helps. You can connect for an integrative naturopathic traction that can help improve clinical outcomes fast should you feel the issue persists chronically or the ulcer takes longer to heal up. Do take care, and all the very best. Sincerely,
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MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Dental implants can be a permanent way of replacing missing teeth, but they are not maintenance free. While the dental implant itself and the dental crown covering the implant are not susceptible to decay, the gums and surrounding tissue must be kept healthy.
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What would be permanent solution for mouth ulcer? i am facing same problem in every weather changing situation even though i don't having any digesting problem & it effect is continuous at least 4-5 days. Generally i am taking folic acid & B complex in rare case for the solution. I am a vegetarian in food.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Avoid, oily, fatty and spicy foods.Eat more salads , more fresh fruits, lot of water and fluids.Coconut water,butter milk.Do regular exercises, Pranayams or yoga for relaxation.Yes folic acid and Vitamin B is ok .Also keep in hand ointments like Mucopain or Dologel or Hexidine handy.
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My age 52. Three teeth already fell down. The gap is there. The top side right side teeth gap gum is giving pain when hot or cold thing drinking or eating for the past 2 months. Give me/suggest me give medicine to come back to original ?.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Your problem is sensitivity which is leading to pain. Get RCT in affected teeth and your will be ok.
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I am having a dental problem in the right-hand side. Whenever I eat chicken or mutton, it gets stuck in between teeth and gums and pain increases. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am having a dental problem in the right-hand side. Whenever I eat chicken or mutton, it gets stuck in between teeth...
NKB You are having dental problem in right side clean teeth properly .. visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth maintain good oral hygiene with listerine mouthwash regula
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BDS
Dentist, Vellore
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.

I am 32 years old. My right lower 6 and 7 tooth are just extracted few days back. 8 is not there. Please suggest me whether partial dentures is a good option as I am not much interested in implants.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 32 years old. My right lower 6 and 7 tooth are just extracted few days back. 8 is not there. Please suggest me w...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need replacement with removable or fixed (bridges & implants) type of teeth. Cost varies with dentist. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
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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When I place my hand close to my nose n breath I get a foul smell. Why is it so? I also have a bad breath problem which I consulted a dentist got scaling done and now following doctor's instructions. But why there is bad smell from nose .It's not much but still when I take a deep breath then I recognise it.

Certified Implantologist, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
When I place my hand close to my nose n breath I get a foul smell. Why is it so? I also have a bad breath problem whi...
Hi, even after scaling done you have bad breath, there could be some other associated problems like sinusitis, acidity or even diabetes. You can have ENT consultation for throat and sinus checkups. And also get your teeth examined again for deep tarter deposits and pocket formation around teeth which might require more extensive gums treatment. Thanks.
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My friend jessica started having pain on her left side of her face. Her jaw, her checks, even her teeth started to hurt randomly. Before that she had a sharp strange pain on the left side of her head. She is curious what this could be. I could it be something serious or is this common? Please help! Thank you!

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My friend jessica started having pain on her left side of her face. Her jaw, her checks, even her teeth started to hu...
Previous history is completely needed to answer you. Mostly it is not dental related it is better to visits general physcian.
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Is activated charcoal good to whiten tooth. Which type of charcoal to be used for whiteness of tooth.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Is activated charcoal good to whiten tooth. Which type of charcoal to be used for whiteness of tooth.
Happy Diwali use of home charcoal in the long run may lead to loss of enamel it's ok to use it in std tooth paste get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night with any std tooth paste of your choice.
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I am 50 year old my left side of tongue red color from last 60 days a have taken treatment from dentist and biopsy also done by doctor report of biopsy is normal but still its paining.

BDS
Dentist,
Dear uncle you have may b sharp point on teeth so first go to dentist for round up sharp point you will get deffintly relief whitin 3days.
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I am affectedby oraltruthon tongue for 9 to 10 Days. I am 26 Year old male. What is medicine should I take. Please refer exact medicine name.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Oral thrush is a fungal infection which occurs due to dry mouth, uncontrolled diabetes and weak immune system with debilitating disease or patient on corticosteroids. You may need fluconazole & renal safety dosage of amphotericin b (iv drugs to be used only with the advice of oral & maxillofacial surgeons). Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I can not open my mount, just 1 inch I can open, can not eat spicy food and chilly. I have habit of gutkha and tobacco. Age 26, male.

P.G. DIPLOMA IN ENDODONTICS, FELLOWSHIP IN AESTHETIC DENTISTRY, BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
I can not open my mount, just 1 inch I can open, can not eat spicy food and chilly. I have habit of gutkha and tobacc...
Hello, Firstly you need to get rid of your habit as this is cause of your limited mouth opening. Secondly you need to consult a doctor in person as thorough check up is required. Avoid eating spicy food and you will have to be put on medications to help increase your mouth opening. This is not a good sign and hence you have to stop your habit immediately.
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The health of teeth is not very good. I have 2 caps n couple of corrected cavity. What are tge methods of improving my oral hygiene.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
The health of teeth is not very good. I have 2 caps n couple of corrected cavity. What are tge methods of improving m...
Hello, Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done every 6 months. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal.
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I am getting mouth ulcers frequently. What is the exact reason for mouth ulcers? How can we get rid of it?

MDS Pediatric Dentistry
Dentist, Vadodara
Stress may b d reason of ulcers. Many other possibilities such as sharp teeth, improper brushing leads to ulcers
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Hello doctor. I have a very bad breath can you please suggest me something to stop my breath being so bad? Thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath, Solan
Hello doctor. I have a very bad breath can you please suggest me something to stop my breath being so bad? Thank you.
Hi, please take homeopathic medicine merc sol 200 6 pills twice a day and report back after with feedback. And drink lots of water.
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I am 23. I chewed gutkha and tobacco for five years but not consistently. I developed oral submucous fibrosis. Their are many whitish fibrous bands in my mouth and soft palate. My mouth opening is good and I already met ENT doctor many times and he said nothing to worry about. But the biggest problem is that I develop consistent mouth ulcers even I didn't chew gutkha right now. Doctor told me Whatever damage is done to my mouth will remain permanent but you should quit tobacco and I did the same thing as doctor said. But I'm getting mouth ulcers consistently and Whenever I eat anything it hurts my mouth due to trauma. My ENT specialist gave me Lycopene Tablets and Tess Buccal paste. I am currently using only Buccal paste but Still I keep getting mouth ulcers. This is my problem since one year. My mouth opening is good but most part of my inner mouth is damaged. I don't even posses the courage to watch my mouth in mirror. Although my ENT doctor said nothing to worry about and I'm just 23 but I've heard that oral submucous fibrosis has a risk of developing into cancer even after quitting tobacco. I'll be glad if you tell me the chances of getting cancer as I already stopped taking gutkha and tobacco products and How long it will take my mouth to heal completely since mouth ulcer is my problem since more than a year. Read less.

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
I am 23. I chewed gutkha and tobacco for five years but not consistently. I developed oral submucous fibrosis. Their ...
Stop worrying it will give u ulcer start SM fibro twice daily for 3months metrohex gel four times a day in u r mouth for 2months and clohex plus mouthwash 10ml twice daily for 2months stop hot and spicy food
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Jammu
Well, most of us eat or munch on some food or the other throughout the day. So, if you go to bed without brushing at night, a lot of small food particles remain stuck in between your teeth and these may cause cavities. Here is an interesting fact - the bacteria in your mouth never sleep, not even a wink. In fact, they become more active when the levels of saliva, the natural protector in your mouth, become low.

Only morning brushing means your mouth would have double the amount of bacteria at night (while sleeping). These bacteria remain in the mouth long enough to act on our teeth which will eventually lead to cavities. The cavities in turn will lead to pain and discomfort, along with decay in the tooth.
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