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Dr. Saravana Karthikeyan

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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
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Dr. Saravana Karthikeyan is one of the best Dentists in Velachery, Chennai. She is currently practising at Kavin Dent Sculptor in Velachery, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Saravana Karthikeyan on Lybrate.com.

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I spit too much while jogging, & it spit is very salty, like we spit during common cold. I am having this problem from last 2 years. What should I do?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
This is due to excessive saline content or mixing of sweat with spit. Reduce salt intake or else increase water intake to strike a positive balance.
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Hi, Sir I have seed like thing in my tongue since last 6 years, it doesnt become big or cure I feel very trouble in talking, can you please help me to get out of this.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Allahabad
Dear Lybrate user, I think seed like swelling which you mention above are taste buds. Which are gate swell due to infection. Maintain oral hygiene, brush your teeth twice daily. Consult to dentist for clinical diagnosis and proper treatment.
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I am surfing from mouth blister from 10-12 year. In my mouth multiple white blister in my tong and inner the chick. I had not ate the proper food.

BDS
Dentist, Noida
I am surfing from mouth blister from 10-12 year. In my mouth multiple white blister in my tong and inner the chick.
I...
Your problem seems vitamin deficiency related. However, my advice would be to get your checkup done by a dentist for proper treatment. Meanwhile you can take following precautions to avoid irritation until proper treatment plan is being carried out - avoid very hot foods and drinks chew slowly use a soft toothbrush and practice regular dental hygiene see your dentist if any dental hardware or teeth may be irritating your mouth decrease stress eat a balanced diet reduce or eliminate food irritants, such as hot, spicy foods take vitamin supplements, especially b vitamins drink plenty of water do not smoke or use tobacco avoid or limit alcohol consumption any further queries related to your treatment are always welcome.
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My child is 4 year old and he is suffering from severe toothache. There is a large hole in his all molar and so not able to eat anything. Sir what is the remedy for this.?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ambala
My child is 4 year old and he is suffering from severe toothache. There is a large hole in his all molar and so not a...
The child needs endodontic care. If you can get me a x-ray of the teeth I will be able to tell you better. But in most of the cases root canal can be done and ss crowns given because the tooth beneath is gonna erupt at least 5-6 years later and we need to save the tooth for proper guidance to the permanent tooth. I hope this helps.
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I have two adjacent molars capping and root canal done in a clinic, the caps r not very close to each other. Food lodge is the problem, I have always to clean with small brush given to me. What is best solution to this?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have two adjacent molars capping and root canal done in a clinic, the caps r not very close to each other.
Food lod...
Mostly the problem is in fabrication and quality of crowns. Two crowns should always be there to help in cleaning. Joined crowns are difficult to clean than most people think. If there were gap in your teeth originally before the crowns its okay to join them otherwise not. If made from a quality lab with good technician the gap is tight and does not cause any lodgement. You can also buy a water flosser which is very convenient to use without any hastle of using a small brush to clean. If crowns are joined neither brush or floss will below the joint and cause secondary decay in both the teeth. Hope it helps.
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I'm shobhana, I'm 30 yes old, I have lot of pain in teeth. I can't able to eat any food. Then for this wat is the solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm shobhana, I'm 30 yes old, I have lot of pain in teeth. I can't able to eat any food. Then for this wat is the sol...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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My teeth is getting broken into little pieces while eating some food is that o don't have calcium or is that any other problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is getting broken into little pieces while eating some food is that o don't have calcium or is that any othe...
Brittleness of teeth may be due to various factors: Genetic factors: Weak teeth are sometimes passed on down the generations of a family. People belonging to these families tend to suffer brittle teeth. Dietary habits: Eating too many sugary and acidic foods weakens teeth, and causes them to become brittle. Frequent snacking is also not advisable because the pH level of saliva does not come to its normal levels because of continuous intake of food. Usually, it takes around three to four hours for the effects of enzymes present in the food to reduce and restore optimum pH of saliva. Moreover, high acidic level in the mouth damages the enamel covering the teeth, thereby causing brittleness. Aerated drinks, much intake of citrus fruit juices like lemon, tobacco usage and too much alcohol are some of the other reasons that cause brittleness. Lack of balanced diets leads to vitamin and calcium deficiency in the body. As a result, teeth lose their strength and become brittle. Also, drinking water which contains high levels of fluoride is also one of the major reasons for brittleness. Involuntary habits: Some people involuntarily grind or clench their teeth when they sleep or become emotional. When grinding happens, the outer layer or enamel covering teeth is damaged. This damage paves way to brittleness. Use of excess force while brushing teeth is another common factor for this condition. Medical conditions: Certain diseases, not necessarily of dental origin, lead to brittle teeth. Some of the common diseases that result in this condition are: Periodontal disease: This is a disease of the gum, jaw bones and teeth. If ignored, this disease affects the structure of dentures and strength of the gums. When the disease reaches advanced stages, teeth become brittle Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is not a disease of dental origin but a condition that affects the overall structure of bones in the body. People with low bone density and inadequate nutrients suffer brittle teeth through weakening of the jaw bones and teeth Nerve changes: In some cases, nerve tissues in the teeth reduce. As a result, nervous activity in the teeth reduces. This leads to brittleness of teeth Kidney diseases: Kidney diseases can lead to bone loss or reduced bone density. Osteoporosis is one of the side effects of some kinds of renal diseases. When kidneys malfunction, bones all over the body become weak. This affects the jaw bone as well. Teeth become loose and brittle. Also, when kidneys do not function optimally, absorption of calcium from food decreases. Teeth do not receive adequate amount of calcium and hence, become brittle. Drugs: Certain kinds of drugs cause brittleness in bones because of the various side effects they cause. Some drugs contain ingredients that reduce calcium absorption in the body. Some drugs also contain high level of fluoride and can lead to brittleness. However, using such drugs for short durations does not cause this problem. The condition is common in people who use these drugs chronically. Aging: Aging can also cause brittleness. Usually, the side effects of different activities, medicines and stress that the teeth undergo cumulate over age and cause brittleness as age advances. Elderly people who follow good dietary habits and avoid unhealthy habits do not suffer from brittleness.
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i used the Colgate toothpaste for the past 35 years, but nowadays my teeths are very sensitive & not strong, one hole is in right side teeth. Please suggest.

master in immediate loading implantology from international implant foundation, Munich, Germany
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi, your sensitivity may be because of caries or other problem such as attrition or abrasion. and hole is also because of caries or attrition. so changing of toothpaste wont work. you should consult your dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment. thank you, Dr. Robin
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Dear Dentists, How many times should I do flossing, and mouthwash gargle in a week apart from daily morning brush?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear Dentists, How many times should I do flossing, and mouthwash gargle in a week apart from daily morning brush?
Hello, Flossing could be done immediately after brushung the teeth followed by mouthwash gargles everyday in the morning.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
FLOSS YOUR TEETH ATLEAST ONCE A DAY.
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Which type of bracing is suitable for 30-35 age. Want fast and proper alignment of teeth. How much time can be taken for proper alignment? estimated cost?

Master in Dental Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
it all depends on the how bad ur teeth r. costs can vary. there is nothing like fast and proper proper things take time. share a picture i can tell more
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I have continuous bleeding in mouth. I also taken vitamin C. Give me a proper solution.

BDS
Dentist, Sangrur
I have continuous bleeding in mouth. I also taken vitamin C. Give me a proper solution.
There are many resons which lead to bleeding from mouth. It may be due to swelling of gums. It can be treated by maintaining proper oral hygiene ie. Brushing twice a day using toothbrush with soft bristles, regular use of mouthwash and professional dental cleaning like scaling every 6 mnths.
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What causes receding gum disease. What are the treatments? Can it be treated with medicines it must have to do operation?

BHMS
Homeopath,
What causes receding gum disease. What are the treatments? Can it be treated with medicines it must have to do operat...
There are some causes which is responsible for gum receding disease,,, like preodontal disease where bacterial infection infect the teeth,gum and the bone supporting the teeth,, aggressive brushing also can cause,, insufficient dental care like insufficient brushing,floss etc and also use antibacterial mouth wash causes plaque to form stone like material,,some hormonal changes,,tobacco chewing,, grinding and clenching teeth also can cause this,,,,well if it is mild in nature then deep cleaning or scaling can be effective with proper antibiotics,,if it's severe in nature then u need surgical help like open flap scaling and root planning,, regeneration,,soft tissue grafting
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I am 18 years old .I am suffering the pain in my mouth that at last gum were there is no teeth from 2 days I am suffering the at the gum of lift side please tell me how could I get relief from the pain and what is the reason?

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
Hello,Might be your wisdom tooth is on its way to erupt in your mouth. Sometimes there is no space for it to come up or it may be impacted in the bone. So you need to see your dentist first. Meanwhile you can take some pain killer medicine like brufen. Take care.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Oil pulling i.E. Sloshing your mouth with coconut, sesame or sunflower oil for 15 minutes and then spitting it out can give you whiter teeth. It acts as a flossing agent and lubricates the gums to provide that extra shine to your teeth.
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I have almost lost all my teeth what will be the cost for permanent teeth transplant. I also want to know can we fix the teeth which is already come out.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have almost lost all my teeth what will be the cost for permanent teeth transplant. I also want to know can we fix ...
We won't be able to fix the teeth which has already come out and the cost of teeth implant will be approximately 50000 rupees.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
DO not forget to FLOSS after you BRUSH!
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I am 21 year old. Some time I am taking tabaco gutkha now my mouth is no open fully please help me.

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear - you may be suffering from oral submucous fibrosis. You need to have it looked into and surgical intervention may be required to allow you to smile all the time.
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Sir I have pain in my mouth regureller, when I do tooth brush in morning. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I have pain in my mouth regureller, when I do tooth brush in morning. What should I do?
- 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. - Have your dentures aligned as needed. - 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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