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Dr. Saravanan Balakrishnan

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

13 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
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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
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Saravanan Balakrishnan is a renowned Dentist in Kilpauk, Chennai. Doctor has been a successful Dentist for the last 13 years. Doctor is a qualified BDS . Doctor is currently practising at Lifeline Institute of Minimal Access in Kilpauk, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Saravanan Balakrishnan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), Chennai - 2005

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From last one month I am noticing blood from my gums while brushing and irregularly. Can you suggest some cure for it? I would be grateful.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
From last one month I am noticing blood from my gums while brushing and irregularly. Can you suggest some cure for it...
Irregular brushing technique will certainly cause the gums to bleed. Bleeding may also be due to infected & swollen gums. Advise investigation (OPG x-ray) with clinical examination for the treatment to check for bone loss & pockets. Adv. artificial enamel filling, deep cleaning or surgical curettage, a 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. 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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Mere throat mai 1 month se pain hai. tongue mai white colour ke spots bhi. Weakness bhi bohot ho rahi hai.

DORL, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Faridabad
Mere throat mai 1 month se pain hai. tongue mai white colour ke spots bhi. Weakness bhi bohot ho rahi hai.
Nutritonal deficiency is there, start taking banana daily or banana shake, thats complete food and your diet with less of spices.
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How to give up chewing tobacco and pan masala. My friend was addicted and the dentist prescribed some chewing gum (not the ones available in any drugstore like nulife). The candy was blue filled in jelly like and each cost around Rs43. Accidentally I forgot the name and lost contact of her as well. She gave up everything after ten days. She was asked to chew just two gums per day. Could you please help me if you could suggest me the name of that particular gum. Thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath, Nadiad
How to give up chewing tobacco and pan masala. My friend was addicted and the dentist prescribed some chewing gum (no...
There is no quick fix or standard method of quitting smoking. However, there are several effective methods and treatments; it is up to each individual to find the one that suits them best. The "no-smoking contract" set a quit date. If it seems easier to you, you can set a quitting 'period' instead. The smoker's diary: many smokers have told us that writing a journal opened their eyes to a habit (smoking) that they thought they knew. Become a forum user and support and encourage each other. Get busy with friend who loves you and does not smoke. NICOTINE CHEWING GUM How to use nicotine gum You can take it throughout the day, or only when you are tormented by the urge to smoke. Because of its flexibility, it is especially indicated for irregular smokers. Take at least 10 pieces per day. If you feel the urge to smoke, use more gum or use either a patch or a nicotine inhaler at the same time. If you smoke fewer than 20 cigarettes per day, you can save money, cut a 4 mg chewing in 2 and use 1/2 piece at a time. Duration of treatment: From 8 weeks to 3 months. Important: For the best results, follow these chewing instructions: Slowly chew the gum: the taste appears After about 10 chews, take a pause by wedging the gum between the cheek and gum Wait until the taste is attenuated Again slowly chew the gum (gum = 30 minutes) Tips from smoking cessation specialist doctors Avoid drinking coffee or fruit juice (acid) before and while using the gum, as these drinks reduce its effectiveness. Chewing the gum too quickly releases too much nicotine, a tangy taste, a decrease in the effectiveness of the gum, hiccups, or stomach ache. Do not stop treatment prematurely as this will decrease your chances of success.
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I am 16 year old. I can't eat cold or spicy things. When I eat something like that too much pain in my teeth. What can I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 16 year old. I can't eat cold or spicy things. When I eat something like that too much pain in my teeth. What ca...
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. Regards
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What can I do for my teeth health ? Because my grand mother have no teeth in 70 but my grand father have many teeth in 80s n I became my grand father .

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
What can I do for my teeth health ? Because my grand mother have no teeth in 70 but my grand father have many teeth i...
Please maintain oral health with brushing, flossing, rinsing as routine procedure. Maintain general health as many diseases like diabetes etc cause tooth loss.
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I am suffering from pain between the upper and lower jaw connections I can not even open mouth to eat I looks like ulcers Bt it is too pain It is nt goin evn aftr 5 days what shld I do?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am suffering from pain between the upper and lower jaw connections I can not even open mouth to eat I looks like ul...
Take homoeopathic medicine Merc Sol 30 1-2 doses at the interval of 1 hour. See if it helps. Ideally it is more productive if the medicine is prescribed considering the detailed case study.
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My tooth are slightly yellow. I have used many toothpastes but still facing the problem.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My tooth are slightly yellow. I have used many toothpastes but still facing the problem.
Get them checked by the dentist. You can go for teeth cleaning, polishing followed by teeth whitening if you want.
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BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
6 Toothache Remedies You Can Use
Most toothache pain is sharp, throbbing, shooting, or constant. In rare cases if the tooth is not properly treated, it will eventually have to be extracted. So with that being said how can someone treat a toothache at home with natural home remedies?
Below are 6 toothache home remedies you can try.
Remedies for Tooth ache using Garlic
Among the most effective home remedies for toothache is garlic. A clove of garlic with a little rock salt should be placed on the affected tooth. It will relieve the pain and, sometimes, may even cure it. A clove should also be chewed daily in the morning. It will make the cure teeth making it strong and healthy.
Toothache cure using Asafoetida
The use of asafoetida has been found useful in curing toothache. It should be pestled in lemon Juice and slightly heated. A cotton swab should be soaked in this lotion and placed in the cavity of the tooth. It will relieve pain quickly.
Remedies for Tooth ache using Lime
Lime, as a rich source of vitamin C, is useful in maintaining the health of the teeth and other bones of the body. It prevents decay and loosening of the teeth, dental caries, toothache, and bleeding of the gums
Toothache relief using Onion
Latest research has confirmed the bactericidal properties of onion. If a person consumes one raw onion every day by thorough mastication, he will be protected from host of tooth disorders. Chewing raw onion for three minutes is sufficient to kill all the germs in the mouth. Toothache is often allayed by placing a small piece of onion on the bad tooth or gum.
Remedies for Toothache using Pepper
A mixture of a pinch of pepper powder and a quarter teaspoon of common salt is an excellent dentrifice. Its daily use prevents dental cavities, foul breath, bleeding from the gums, painful gums, and toothaches. It cures the increased sensitiveness of the teeth. A pinch of pepper powder mixed with clove oil can be put on the cavities to alleviate the toothache.
Toothache cure using Wheat Grass The juice of wheat grass acts as an excellent mouthwash for tooth decay and cures toothaches. Wheat grass can be chewed with beneficial results. It draws out toxins from the gums and thus checks bacterial growth.

I am 72 years and Type II diabetic.Two main teeth from both sides of my bottom mouth were removed because they were moving long back. Now one main tooth from top right side and bottom left side are also moving. I want to get these two teeth also removed and go for new ones i.E.Six teeth total.What is the present method of fixing new teeth and what should be appx expenditure. Thanks in anticipation of your reply.

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
Hi Sir, We can replace the missing teeth by two options one is a removable one & the other is a fixed one. Removable ones are cheaper but not advisable. Fixed ones are called bridges.But to have a bridge the last teeth should be present.Without the last teeth it would be difficult to do bridge.Treatments vary based on the position of the missing teeth. Only a nearby dentist can guide you properly after clinically examined you. Regards JAI
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BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine and give you your pearly white teeth back.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Salivary glands shrink with age producing less saliva,a natural antimicrobial that helps prevent decay,hence chew a sugarfree gum regularly to stimulate production of saliva.
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I brushes my teeth twice in a day but smell comes after 1-2 hour again. What should I do for better result?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I brushes my teeth twice in a day but smell comes after 1-2 hour again. What should I do for better result?
Adv. cleaning, filling tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling will prevent food stagnation that can eventually lead to fowl smell. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth
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I have yellow teeth. Is bleaching is good. M 41 year and my teeth is very sensitive.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have yellow teeth. Is bleaching is good. M 41 year and my teeth is very sensitive.
For sensitive teeth bleaching is not prefered coz bleaching is an agent which contains acid so there r chances of oversensitivity. Yellow teeth you once use this toothpaste twice a week -snowdent.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Taste and health at the same time - eating a piece of cheese after meals helps in pulling away some of the plaque from the mouth and also tiny leftover food particles. And since it contains calcium, it adds to bone health and teeth health too.

Hi im 24 years old girl and I want braces for my teeth is it possible at this age please suggest as its very embarrassing

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Very much possible. Braces can be put at any age. If you want to skip the embarrassment, you can always opt for lingual (invisible/ hidden) braces.
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My aunt has yellowish layer on her teeth and she wants to get rid of it. What to do?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
My aunt  has yellowish layer on her teeth and she wants to get rid of it. What to do?
Hi, can undergo complete full mouth scaling (teeth cleaning) and if necessary can go for teeth whitening procedure.
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I am having little gap in between front upper teeth and it little bit came front what should I do?

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I am having little gap in between front upper teeth and it little bit came front what should I do?
Hi lybrate-user, Do not worry. If the gap is small, it can be closed using cosmetic fillings or veneers. You just need to visit a good endodontist or a prosthodontist as they are qualified aesthetic dentist. It might cost you a bit but they will take care of your problem completely.
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mere dono side ke danth me root cannaling 1997 me hua tha but caping nahi hua tha. for that dono dant kharab ho gaye aur ek side k dant to mujhe nikal na pada. please suggest what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Nagpur
Please post your x ray and picture of teeth, might be it can still be in good condition and simple capping can help you.
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The two canine teeth of my son have not grown from their proper slot but have come out rather awkwardly.Kindly advice whether they have yo be taken out of they can be set right in some way.My son is twelve years old.

Oral Implantologist (New York University), Advanced Aesthetic Oral & Dental Surgeon. BDS (India)
Dentist, Mumbai
Wait for a couple of years till all permanent teeth erupt & the jaw bones grow completely. Take a call for ortho treatment that time.
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Hiii I am 23 year old, my bad habit is chew tobbaco since last six years. So that's why my mouth isn't open properly may be 2 finger. I leave it. So please can you you tell me that what precaution made my mouth again healthy. please suggest me home treatment and any capsules. Or tables which I got easily on Med. Store and nearly 100℅ recovery is possible. On behalf. THANK YOU.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hiii I am 23 year old, my bad habit is chew tobbaco since last six years. So that's why my mouth isn't open properly ...
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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