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Dr. Samantha

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Samantha Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Samantha is one of the best Dentists in Anna Nagar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Samantha personally at Vignesh Dental Hospital & Implantology Centre in Anna Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Samantha on Lybrate.com.

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My mouth is breathing smell is too bad. I have tried listarine. Result is same. I drinks less water is it the reason for that?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Yes that might be one reason coz drinking lots of removes toxins from body but you have many reasons too for bad smell once get cleaning done of your teeth.
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MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
If u dont get yr missing teeth replaced,your other adjacent present teeth wil also get compromised as they wil try to occupy the missing space and shift from their original position.
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5 Habits That Make Living With Braces Easier

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Habits That Make Living With Braces Easier

So you've decided to straighten your teeth and get a great smile that too naturally but the road to a brilliant smile comes with a guide map and here are some of the key stops.

1. Keep them clean

While braces are a great tool that work on natural teeth with no side effects, caring for braces is extremely essential in order to ensure that you don't end up with any post orthodontic dental work.

Braces be it metal or ceramic tend to accumulate food and in turn cause cavities or stains. A lot of people suffer from post braces unnecessary treatments only because they couldn't keep them clean.

2. Know what foods to avoid

Wherever you are in your braces journey remember when you started you were warned about a bunch of things you have to stop eating and drinking. That memory maybe fading away but the truth is the dietary restrictions need to be followed atleast to a certain extent if you want the braces off on schedule.

Foods like pizzas, sticky candies or biting into anything from your front teeth is a strict no as it'll cause the front braces to come off and besides interrupting the treatment you may also end up hurting yourself.

Sodas should be avoided as they cause the braces glue to dissolve and they come off your teeth earlier than we would want.

3. Bracket breaks

The system of braces is basically individual brackets that are placed on your teeth to move them and a wire that engages all these brackets together.

A common occurrence with braces is the brackets come off or break if you're not careful. When this happens it's like a derailing a machine everything comes to a standstill and its very important to get this fixed at the earliest for the treatment to continue efficiently.

Bracket breakage can be prevented by maintaining dietary precautions, efficient brushing and avoiding trauma to the face.

4. Be on the lookout for pain or blisters

Although less common now there's an occasional chance of slight pain or ulceration after braces are placed in the mouth for the first time. Our body is getting used to a large foreign object and it may react by rejecting the areas that hurt and forming an ulcer which may last a few days and settle.

The pain sensation of tightness and tooth movement can be eased with a mild anti inflammatory or pain killer on the first appointment if need be.

5. Don't miss appointments

Missing your regular dental appointment is bad enough but your orthodontic (braces) appointment is the most important day of the month for you. Skipping or missing this appointment disrupts the schedule of tooth movement and you may delay an already prolonged treatment procedure.

So if you want that brilliant smile be as soon as possible follow the steps above and you will breeze through your orthodontics treatment without a snag!

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I have problem in my teeth it create a lot of problem and there is no solution to me Please help me and please do something.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have problem in my teeth it create a lot of problem and there is no solution to me Please help me and please do som...
It's u who has to do since u neglected it for so long ur habit of neglect is visible from ur q also as u have not mentioned what's the problem how can u b suggested a remedy if u don't give the problem
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I am suffering from teeth colour. My teeth is very fast yellow colour adopt. So how much intervals to clean my teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering from teeth colour.
My teeth is very fast yellow colour adopt.
So how much intervals to clean my teeth?
You can get your teeth cleaned every 6 months. The yellowness in teeth is caused due to increase consumption of caffeinated or aerated drinks like coffee, tea or pepsi or smoking, tobacco chewing, some medication, too hard brushing. Brush twice daily. Clean your mouth every time you eat or drink anything.
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I have sensitive teeth. What I should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have sensitive teeth. What I should I do?
Hello, sensitivity is sharp, shooting type of sensation in teeth on contact of extremely cold or hot food which usually lasts for a few seconds and disappears completely after that and re-occurs again on such stimulus. Treatment plan for sensitive teeth goes as follows: 1. You can use any commercially available desensitizing toothpastes such as colgate sensitive or sensodyne as first line of treatment. If it reduces your sensitivity substantially you can continue brushing with toothpaste in long run to avoid further sensitivity. 2. If you don't get any relief from desensitizing toothpastes it indicates a more severe problem which will need further treatment like layering/coating the damaged tooth surface or filling of the tooth if there is big cavity or root canal treatment in extreme cases getting proper treatment leads to permanent relief in sensitivity problem.
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I am 25 years old. I am suffering from chronic bad breathe. I get worsen when I keep my mouth close for a long time. By afternoon I get a whitish kind of layer over my tongue and I feel like cleaning it again and again. Its ruining my social life like hell. I feel really embarrassed to consult a dentist. Please suggest a solution.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 25 years old. I am suffering from chronic bad breathe. I get worsen when I keep my mouth close for a long time. ...
Dear lybrate-user, please have a lot of water. Also take plenty of fruit in your diet. Get scaling and polishing of your teeth. Watch out for acidity and stomach related issues. Gastric acidity can lead to chronic bad breath. Some medicines and conditions in general health can also cause bad breath. Get those addressed. Get in touch for any additional information.
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My Mouth ulcers paining lot. Please suggest any immediate cure for it. Tried salt water goggle and Mucopain ointment. But no solution. Still paining lot and not able to eat.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My Mouth ulcers paining lot. Please suggest any immediate cure for it. Tried salt water goggle and Mucopain ointment....
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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G Can not able to anything because of my teeth problem I am using so many tablets since few months but can not able to control my pain what I must do.

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
G Can not able to anything because of my teeth problem I am using so many tablets since few months but can not able t...
your tooth is severely infected.you have to go for root canal treatment of your tooth.search lybrate for dentist nearby
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I have tooth decay. Recently I have got with temporary feeling. Sir how to deal with this?

Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have tooth decay. Recently I have got with temporary feeling. Sir how to deal with this?
Is there any problem you r facing after you have got this temporary filling done? if so, just step in for a complete tooth check up. If required I will perform an xray for you to see why is it causing trouble and after doing temporary filling if you r not facing any problem then just get the permanant filling done within a month and hopefully everything will be alright. Now to deal with dental problems you just got to get a complete tooth check up done by a dentist once in every 6 months which is very important so that other teeth does not get decayed n if so at least can be diagnosed. Not all the time when a tooth is decayed, a filling is required. No. Even just a simple dental varnish application over the decayed part of the tooth can also at many times save the tooth from further decay or losing its strength. Hope this helps
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I am 40 yrs old, my gums are receding up and as a result the roots of teeth are showing and a gap is created between gums and teeth. What is it? how will it be cured?

MDS
Dentist, Kota
I am 40 yrs old, my gums are receding up and as a result the roots of teeth are showing and a gap is created between ...
This is age change but it occurs fast when you do not maintain oral hygiene properly. Treatment of the gaps depend upon the size, location. Sometimes it can not be filled. To prevent further damage you have to be punctual about hygiene and follow-up visits to dentist.
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All time falling blood from my teeth what can I do?

All time falling blood from my teeth what can I do?
Bleeding infected gums. Most likely reason is plaque and tartar in gums. You need gum cleaning from the dentist.
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My teeth is so paining for over 2 days what I have to do?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Get root canal treatment done from professional dentist. With medicine pain will subside only for 3 or 4 days.
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During summer I have lot of itching between the two legs particularly at the junction and at the hip skin. I feel sweet itching and then there is black pigmentation and erosion type skin. Kindly advice the home remedy and good medicament. My son who is 16 year has frequent mouth ulcer. It remain for 5 to 6 days. I am giving him Multi vitamin and vyzilac, kindly advice home remedy and good medicament. He has just relieved from 12th std exams and got 98%. He is entering into the field of medicine in near future.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
During summer I have lot of itching between the two legs particularly at the junction and at the hip skin. I feel swe...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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I am having difficulty in taking cold things from right side of my bellow tooths. I am 68 yrs man. Advise. Thanks.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am having difficulty in taking cold things from right side of my bellow tooths. I am 68 yrs man. Advise. Thanks.
Hi, teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.
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I have teeth problem. I think cavity problem in my teeth because of that I can not eat sweets, can not drink hot water, cold water so please give me suggestion.

BDS
Dentist,
I have teeth problem. I think cavity problem in my teeth because of that I can not eat sweets, can not drink hot wate...
According to your complaints I think you need to go for rct of that carious tooth followed by crown.
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How to prevent watering from mouth at the time of sleeping. Please give me the home remedy.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How to prevent watering from mouth at the time of sleeping. Please give me the home remedy.
As such more of saliva formation is good for you and your teeth. In case if it is irritating avoid taking more of water atleast 6 hours prior to sleeping. This might be helpful to you.
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Do You Grind Your Teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Do You Grind Your Teeth?

Do you often wake up with a dullheadache or a sore jaw?
Do you sometimes find yourself clenching your teeth?

Until you experience pain or have a dental checkup, you may not realize that you have a condition called 'bruxism', a habit of grinding or clenching the teeth. Many people are unaware that they grind their teeth because they do it while they sleep. Bruxism often occurs in the early part of the night and can disturb sleep partners. The clenching and grinding may be quite audible. Others make no sound while bruxing their teeth and do not realize they are doing it until the dentist discovers unusual wear spots on their teeth. Bruxism may be mild and occasional or aggressive and frequent.

If you suspect you are having too much wear of teeth or have a dull ache in the morning, you may require timely intervention to avoid any damage to your teeth and jaw joints.

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My teeth are lose at early age What to do Should I apply some ayurvedic medicine Please tell me.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
My teeth are lose at early age
What to do
Should I apply some ayurvedic medicine Please tell me.
Tooth at this early age may be loose either due to calculus or due to some underlying disease so first cause must be found out. Consult a dentist to find undelying cause and accordingly treatment can be planned.
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