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Dr. Sakthivel

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

6 Years Experience
Dr. Sakthivel MDS Dentist, Chennai
6 Years Experience
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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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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After Radiation for oral cancer, I got dry mouth and burning sensation on tongue, can it be restored? If could be restored then how?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Mouth dryness and burning sensation may continue after therapy. Salivary flow will gradually increase, but may not completely return to normal. To add moisture to your mouth it is helpful to Carry a water bottle to wet your mouth as needed.Drink at least eight glasses of water or juices per day.Keep caffeine at a minimum.Avoid alcohol and tobacco products.Moisten foods with gravies or sauces.Chew sugar free gum or suck on sugar free sour drops.Try artificial saliva.Ask your physician, dentist or nurse to recommend commercial products that are available for dry mouth.Use a cool moist vaporizer.
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Oral fibrosis my mouth is not opening properly take medicine please help sir madam.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Oral fibrosis my mouth is not opening properly take medicine please help sir madam.
You should completely stop tabacco , gutkha chewing habit. Eat more red tomatoes , fruits and green vegetables. Do mouth excercise like filling of air in balloon. Avoid hot and spicy food. Consult to dentist for more investigation.
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I have crak on my teeth and my age is just 19 years old then what you say I need to change it or just stay with it.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have crak on my teeth and my age is just 19 years old then what you say I need to change it or just stay with it.
Crack in the tooth is not normal. So get a xray done and make sure that you get it treated so that it shouldn't get worst. I think dentist will advice for root canal therapy and a cap for that tooth. So get it done and avoid bone loss in that tooth region.
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Hello sir, I have bad breath so what can I do to get free from that so please tell me.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently.
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I am going to have root canal so my QTS is for how long I should not go to office.

BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
I am going to have root canal so my QTS is for how long I should not go to office.
No relationship with office. As soon as you come out of the dental clinic, you could go to your office.
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I have very pain in my tooth on the right side of my cheek and its getting swelling, then what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have very pain in my tooth on the right side of my cheek and its getting swelling, then what should I do?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks.
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There is always some kind of bad smell coming from my mouth even after brushing for the last one year. Should I change my toothpaste (currently using sensodine) or do something else. *I DON'T have sensitivity.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
There is always some kind of bad smell coming from my mouth even after brushing for the last one year.
Should I chang...
Take Belladonna 30C one dose now and then start taking Cosmos 30C 3 doses daily for 1 week. It will be reduced. Take care. :)
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I have yellowish teeth when I take clean after some days again it gets same what should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have yellowish teeth when I take clean after some days again it gets same 
what should I do?
Get bleaching and polishing done once and after that maintain it by brushing twice daily and rinse your mouth after each meal. Avoid the food food that cause stains like excess of tea and coffee, alcohol, pan, gutka, tobacco products and smoking. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush. Rinse your mouth after each meal.
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I have plaque inner side of teeth tell me home remedies to clean my teeth so that plaque will be eliminated and my teeth will shine.

BDS, FICOI, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
Dentist, Bangalore
I have plaque inner side of teeth tell me home remedies to clean my teeth so that plaque will be eliminated and my te...
Plaque and calculus cannot be removed by normal brushing, it needs to be cleaned by using a special instrument called scaler, kindly visit your near by dentist and get your cleaning done.
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Dear sir , I am 46 years male suffering from anxiety and depression since two three years , on psychiatric medication but no improvement , having main problem is tension headache and loss of appetite , a little tension gives me headache and this headache problem is since 15-20 years , when happy , no tension , no headache , when I busy with work no headache observed but when I remember headache starts , now a days due to anxiety I am suffering from loss of appetite can not eat even a single roti , dryness in mouth please help me to solve my problem , please suggest exercise , natural cure for my issue , taking medicines since two years but no improvement.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Dear sir , I am 46 years male suffering from anxiety and depression since two three years , on psychiatric medication...
You are probably into an anger related depression and do need the help of a counselor to ideally work through your emotions in particular. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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I have gap in my teeth. As I had rct in one teeth previously and have cap on it can I go for braces or not. Are dental crowns good option.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have gap in my teeth. As I had rct in one teeth previously and have cap on it can I go for braces or not. 
Are dent...
Having a cap is not a hinderance in getting braces (orthodontic treatment) done. You can surely go for braces, but the treatment is time consuming. If you are looking for a fast option, you can go for crowns or veneers, as the situation demands on your other teeth (as you already have a crown on one tooth.)
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My teeth root is getting black and gums are bleeding. I don't eat tobaccos please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth root is getting black and gums are bleeding.
I don't eat tobaccos please help.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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Hi my teeth pains a lot I have high fever my toothpaste used is good and I don't eat sweets. I have taken painkiller fr this. Pls help and teeth shd be good and germ free mouth washing done.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Hi my teeth pains a lot I have high fever my toothpaste used is good and I don't eat sweets. I have taken painkiller ...
Hello sir, the treatment of choice is root canal treatment (if it is due to decay) for further details consult.
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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.

I am suffering from tooth pain from 6 days and I am not able to chew or eat anything so please suggest the remedies.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from tooth pain from 6 days and I am not able to chew or eat anything so please suggest the remedies.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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My mother has gum swelling, pain and sometimes bleeding from gums how to overcome it.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My mother has gum swelling, pain and sometimes bleeding from gums how to overcome it.
your mother must have developed periodontal problem. she should go for scaling and polishing first. If required further treatment that is periodontal therapy should be performed.
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I have tooth decay problem. Is there any way to reverse this condition to stop tooth cavity in ayurveda?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I have tooth decay problem. Is there any way to reverse this condition to stop tooth cavity in ayurveda?
Take Chamomilla 6C one dose daily in morning for 2 weeks. It should get reduced and then cured. Still if you don't get your desired results, please inform me, I will help you. Take care. :)
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I am a 22 years old in my mouth 2 ulcer and its too burning when I am eating so what can I do for it ?and my neck and my tummy has burning When I am eating please say to me what I should do for this problem?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi, start using becosules once a day for 10 days. Apply dologel ct on the ulcer 5 minutes before your meal. Have more of curd, buttermilk, coconut water. Ulcers take time to heal but this can help in relieving pain. Hope it helps.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How often do you change your tooth brush? 6 months or a year? The right time to change your tooth brush is after every 3 - 4 months .

Hello doctor my self sanjay jain I am 24 year old boy and I have gums bleeding problem last five days what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Kharagpur
Hello doctor my self sanjay jain I am 24 year old boy and I have gums bleeding problem last five days what should I do.
Hello lybrate-user. Firstly you should brush twice daily in proper brushing technics. Warm saline mouthbath 5-6 times/day. Chlorhexidine mouthwash 2-3 times/day. And lastly go for oral prophylaxis.
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