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Dr. Sanmugham

Dentist, Chennai

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Sanmugham is an experienced Dentist in Velachery, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Vani Multispeciality Dental Centre in Velachery, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sanmugham on Lybrate.com.

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Kaleeswara Medicals 1st Floor, #6, 3rd Cross Street, 8th Main Road, Vijayanagar. Landmark: Backside to KFC Restuarent, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I am suffering from gum bleeding from past 3 months. But it is not visible to naked eye. Just after getting some changes in taste I came to know about it. Is it a matter of concern?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from gum bleeding from past 3 months. But it is not visible to naked eye. Just after getting some chan...
gatik you are suffering from gum bleeding and change in taste in mouth means poor oral hygiene and gum health. kindly visit dental surgeon again for check-up . reason can be due to indigestion and poor oral hygiene . solution to gingivitis is deep cleaning and maintain good oral hygiene . brush your teeth twice a day and do listerine mouth wash regularly take medicines as advised and go for regular dressing .
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I have braces and my teeth is getting yellow day by day. Its going to complete one year this year and I have to wear those braces for next six months more. I m scared that by the time I get away with them, my teeth color will get permanently yellow. Please suggest some advice as to how to prevent the yellowness.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
I have braces and my teeth is getting yellow day by day. Its going to complete one year this year and I have to wear ...
Your teeth is getting yellow because of lack of access of tooth brush due to the braces on your teeth, during brushing. You need to get scaling done, followed by correct brushing technique. Since you are wearing braces you need to brush your teeth after every meal and rinse your mouth thoroughly after every food intake. You need to use colgate phos-flur mouthwash to prevent the discoloration on your teeth.
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There is little blood during my teeth brushing. And I think I have bad smell of my mouth. I am using sensodine these days plzz recommend me good one.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
There is little blood during my teeth brushing. And I think I have bad smell of my mouth. I am using sensodine these ...
Use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! Brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - Floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - Control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - Rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - Stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - Eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - Try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a "water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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Whenever I eat crispy items like french fries or popcorn or potato chops my roof of the mouth and gums get chaffed and take 2-3 days to heal. Is it due to vitamin deficiency? Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination 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. 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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I am suffering with mouth ulcers very frequently please advise me what to do, thank you.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am suffering with mouth ulcers very frequently please advise me what to do, thank you.
Hello, you can add a pinch of baking soda in water an rinse with it. This will help to heal your ulcers. If it still persists you need to visit a physician and get your vitamin B levels checked. Take supplements for it if required.
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Net Qualified In Community Health And Social Medicine, M.Sc - Dietetics and Community Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Durgapur

How to take care to whiten my teeth and remove the yellow colour? Which toothpaste can be best recomended for it or any other way should be taken?

BDS
Dentist,
To whiten the teeth you can opt polishing n bleaching. If it costs for u so much then use glodent toothpaste for a shorter period of time. It helps u to sum extent.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.

I went for root canal treatment for one of my tooth. The Dentist started the treatment and while the treatment was going on my tooth. I asked the Dentist to see my other tooth. But the Dentist is not ready to see at all. We can see that later when you get pain. I don't know if the Dentist is really caring the patient at all. He tooth rct costs nearly 7-8 thousands. So he is just concentrating the money more than my tooth. How can deny my other tooth problem and say we can see later? Is this professional behaviour of Dentist? Are they really caring patient or money?

BDS
Dentist, Howrah
I went for root canal treatment for one of my tooth. The Dentist started the treatment and while the treatment was go...
hello Lybrate user... while we do RCT in one tooth in some cases we really can't do any other treatments of any other tooth at the same time ... because it might fail the RCT ... because u doing RCT that means you got pain on that tooth and that becomes the primary concern ... and because of you are already under medication the other tooth is already in medication ... that's y sometimes we really can't look on other teeth that's not for money that's for your oral health ... please do remind him again after he finishes his/ her treatment
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I have cavities in my teeth for last few years and always need tooth pick after eating food. I want to ho for filling but heard that it will need to be repeated every 1 year or so. Is it better to get filling or extract these molars? Does it hurt during filling? How long does the filling last? How soon can I start to eat after the filling? Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
I have cavities in my teeth for last few years and always need tooth pick after eating food. I want to ho for filling...
Filling do not hurt. There are many advanced matterial that last long. Go for it extraction is not a good option it is important to save your teeth, extraction can be done if there is no option to save tooth.
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I am suffering from payria there is pain in teeth what to do I am not understanding please tell me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am suffering from payria there is pain in teeth what to do I am not understanding please tell me.
Hello,you can take homoeopathic medicine Plantago Q (10 drops in little amount of water) thrice a day for 2 days and revert.
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I have plaque on my teeth. Front lower gum is swelling. Sometimes it bleeds from back of teeth. please help me wht to do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have plaque on my teeth. Front lower gum is swelling. Sometimes it bleeds from back of teeth. please help me wht to...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night avoid massage gums.
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Hi I am getting mouth odour I could sense even in the morning time and night time. I do oil pulling but it does not help. Please let me know what is the reason. It is smelling like a dead rat in the mouth.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hi I am getting mouth odour I could sense even in the morning time and night time. I do oil pulling but it does not h...
Please consult a dentist at the earliest for a thorough diagnosis of your problem. You may need strict oral hygiene maintenance and care. You may also have to undergo scaling. Use a mouthwash too as advised by dentist. Concentrate on tongue cleaning too after brushing your teeth. Make sure you don't have stomach or liver disorders.
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I am suffering from tooth sensitivity. When I drink cold water so it hit my single lower tooth and it broke little bit from the beginning so suggest any home remedies.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am suffering from tooth sensitivity. When I drink cold water so it hit my single lower tooth and it broke little bi...
There are no home remedy for it. U better avoid cold intake for the time being. Use a desensitising toothpaste twice daily for brush3.
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Hi doctor. One year back i have clip on my teeth.Its removed one year back.Now my teeth have little bit gaps n my teeth is little bit loose.Tel me any advice to solve this problem .

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I agree with Dr. Darshan. I want to add on it I think you might have developed periodontitis (infection of gums and jaw bone). Xray will reveal the exact problem. And don't delay it by using various toothpastes available in the market
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I am a complicated case of deep bite, nw my gums startED showing recession, have taken orthodontics treatment twice bt both d tym it failed need help.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am a complicated case of deep bite, nw my gums startED showing recession, have taken orthodontics treatment twice b...
Anterior bite plane cemented to molars for minimum 4-6 months will help open the bite. Prosthodontic treatment with crowns will need RCT of all lower posteriors. Not advisable at your age.
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
How the mode of replacing missing teeth have slowly transformed in these 15 years.
The same patient pics shared 3 days ago with an implant replacement for single tooth on the upper L side. This patient has crown and bridges on R side and a dental implant on L side.
The way dentistry is evolving. Newer concepts and techniques.

I am 60 yrs old frequently suffering from decayed teeth blackend and some cavities with sensitivity.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
get restoration for all decayed teeth as soon as possible and learn to maintain oral hygiene. visit your dentist every three month for checkup.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Root Canal treated teeth should always be capped with a crown..as they turn brittle and may fracture

I am having tooth decay with third molar, second molar and first molar . One teeth is almost gone . Center of teeth hole is coming . What i need to do to prevent that

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get the fillings done in whichever teeth you can, root canal treatment if one of the tooth which you feel is quite deep and can be saved. For all this you will have to go to a dentist as he or she might be seeing and if required taking an x-ray to plan your treatment. Please ensure to brush twice daily using correct brushing technique to prevent further damage.
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