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Dr. Saravanan

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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. Saravanan is a trusted Dentist in Madipakkam, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Sri Ponniamman Dental Health Care A Speciality Dental Clinic in Madipakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Saravanan on Lybrate.com.

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Sri Ponniamman Dental Health Care A Speciality Dental Clinic

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I am a chain smoker, from one week I am suffering from severe gum pain, reddish skin over the operculum of the wisdom teeth, and swelling around the area, rest of teeth are good. I am a drinker for 2 years and stopped drinking 2 years ago. I am afraid if they are symptoms of oral cancer. What should I do now ?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am a chain smoker, from one week I am suffering from severe gum pain, reddish skin over the operculum of the wisdom...
No it doesn't appear to be cancer but you may be getting wisdom molar consult a maxillofacial surgeon it has to be seen if they r coming in correct direction if not it will have to be removed smokers r potential cancer patients it will be better if you quit smoking.
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Dental myths related to senior citizens

BDS, MDS
Dentist,
Dental myths related to senior citizens
This is due to lack of awareness about oral health and hygiene
Myth 1: Tooth Loss Is a Normal Part of Aging Process - The fact is that tooth loss is a result of an oral disease, not the aging process
Myth 2: When You Grow Old You Get Dry Mouth - Absolutely Incorrect. Dry mouth (Xerostomia) issues can affect people of all ages, but it is more prevalent in old age mainly due to the medications (decongestants, antihistamines, diuretics and antidepressants) that are consumed for various other health concerns.
Myth 3:Bleeding Gums Are Normal While Aging – Not true. Gum bleeding can occur due to various factors like gum diseases, pockets and it is not related only to aging.
Myth 4: Periodontal Disease Cannot Be Treated in Elders - False. With the combination of scaling to eliminate hardened plaque and infected gum tissue and antibiotics periodontal cases are treated successfully.
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My daughter is 17 months old, I m observing that her front 4 teeth have changed color to grey? is this a problem? she doesn't want to brush her teeth either, should I show her to dentist?

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
Ya this seems to be a problem. Give her new brush so that she can use it as it is new, new things attract child. There are lot of brush in market for kid change her brush regularly and if possible upload a pic of her teeth.
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She is having tooth ache for so many days. But that tooth did not decay. What wil be her problem then?

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
She is having tooth ache for so many days. But that tooth did not decay. What wil be her problem then?
Hi lybrate-user tooth ache can arise due to several issues. Not necessarily there needs to be a decay. Sometimes the tooth clinically looks fine but there cud be a leakage from the sides of the tooth which is not visible and might need x-rays to find out or at times the nerve of the tooth might have decomposed causing an infection and cud nag you with pain. Visit your dentist for the problem cheers and god bless
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My grand father (70 years) have implanted tooth in his mouth which is fixed by 6 screws but now all the dentition and screws is removed because of loose fixing so should we go for cortical implant and is it going to affect the gums or it may get loose as earlier fitting due of loosen gums we want to go for permanent dentition so cortical implant is good or something else please suggest. And he had angioplasty stent in his coronary vessels 2-3 years back.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My grand father (70 years) have implanted tooth in his mouth which is fixed by 6 screws but now all the dentition and...
Please take opinion of a dentist, as a gp, I can suggest to you that dentures will be a better choice compared to implants. Bones get hollow with age, call it osteoporosis & it is part of ageing process, despite good intake of calcium & vit. D & a high proten diet with moderate exercise which are good for heart & also for regeneration of bone cells, well to a minial extent only. We lose hair with age and only lucky few can retain their teeth. Implants are for fairly young people 7 they do become a part of body if fitted even around 40+ but they do get shed when wear and tear of bones including bones of palate start to degenerate. He has had angioplasty also, but that will not affect bone health or dental health, rather due to dietary care, he would be better off about his bone health but I would not suggest implant at 70+, specially when we have good dentures that help the person eat & feel good during the day & needs removal at night.
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I have burned scars on my face? How to remove that. And I am suffering from fluoride on my teeth. How can I relieve from these.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have burned scars on my face? How to remove that. And I am suffering from fluoride on my teeth. How can I relieve f...
Visit a dentist. The method of acidic micro abrasion, followed by remineralisation procedures, assures a considerable recovery of the dental surfaces affected by fluorosis. Best way is capping or veneers for upper front 6 teeth & lower front 6 teeth. Until then use tooth mousse tooth paste. Apply this paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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I have yellow teeth because of fluoride. Please help me how to whiten my teeth fast.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have yellow teeth because of fluoride. Please help me how to whiten my teeth fast.
Hi, you can use whitening toothpaste which are available in market, and brush your teeth with Apple Cider Vinegar in night time for 5 minutes, and stop smoking and chewing tobacco habit if you have so.
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I have asthma and yellow teeth and it. Ching in my leg. And I am very ill man. What to do please tell sir. I need your help bery much. Special wala thanks thanks sir.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have asthma and yellow teeth and it. Ching in my leg. And I am very ill man. What to do please tell sir. I need you...
Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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Hi this is rakesh I have a problem in teeth. I have done with root canal but now iam suffering pain how prevent that one.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hi this is rakesh I have a problem in teeth. I have done with root canal but now iam suffering pain how prevent that ...
Hello,you can take homoeopathic medicine Plantago Q (10 drops in little amount of water) thrice a day for 4 days and update.
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I am 21 years old, suffering from bad breath from 2 years please tell me what should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 21 years old, suffering from bad breath from 2 years please tell me what should I do?
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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Sir or mam. I have teeth problem when ever I drink cold water my teeth starts paining and it pains hardly till 5 to 7 min. And some times at night starts paining hardly. Please give me some tips to over come from this problem.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir or mam. I have teeth problem when ever I drink cold water my teeth starts paining and it pains hardly till 5 to 7...
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. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest anything. Regards
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I got scaling and polishing done of my teeth some one month back. But for last 2-3 days my gums are bleeding on their own. It is happening around 2-3 teeth in the front side. Please suggest me some remedies for that. Thank you.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I got scaling and polishing done of my teeth some one month back. But for last 2-3 days my gums are bleeding on their...
Try flossing the teeth where you can see bleeding. Also try brushing after meals. Rinse with warm salt water 4-5 times a day too.
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Hi kindly explain me what is gumgraft treatment for a periodontitis patient and the cost involved in it.

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
When roots of teeth exposed due to periodontal infection gum graft treatment done. Cost of surgery depends on periodontist, your medical condition for surgery and the grafts whether taken from your palate or other oral site or artificial graft.
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Hello madam/sir, I am putting braces on teeth before that doctor as put some rubber kind of material in my mouth from last 2 days, which is paining terrible to me, so will you please suggest me some medicine or exercise.

Dentist, Visakhapatnam
Hello madam/sir, I am putting braces on teeth before that doctor as put some rubber kind of material in my mouth from...
Hai lybrate-user, putting on braces and elastics would certainly a painful procedure by nature, but if it badly unbearable consult your orthodontist by whom your are treated immediately so that he will come up with a solution for your specified condition. Exercises may give wrong direction to your moving teeth. Ask and clarify all the doubts reguatding as he should do that. He will provide medications which will not hamper the treatment process.
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Venerable sir / mam there is problem in my 2 tooth. Past 1.5 I get filled my cavity by a local doctor in my small town. He filled with white cement (used for making teeth). Later 1of my tooth had been uprooted & now another is making probing. Gums around the tooth swelled up. & in filled with yellowish, blood. It pains. & also unstable, I can't eat food from it., please help.

SVD, FRHS, PGDMC, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Venerable sir / mam 
there is problem in my 2 tooth. Past 1.5 I get filled my cavity by a local  doctor  in my small ...
As you said it must be acrylic filling basically it is nothing but plastic, consult me privately, you have to remove these two fillings and then go for tt basically rct.
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I have stains on my teeth Due to smoking, what will be the cost of getting my stains erased?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have stains on my teeth Due to smoking, what will be the cost of getting my stains erased?
Sir try to quit your habit, as you know this smoking only caused stains, scaling must be done (cleaning) cost may vary from each dentist
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Hi I'm a boy or male if we go to sleep early in the night by 10 thn wat time or how vill brush our teeth in the night what is the right time to brush our teeth in the night what time should we go to brush our teeth in the night please tel me plz.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Hi I'm a boy or male if we go to sleep early in the night by 10 thn wat time or how vill brush our teeth in the night...
You should brush your teeth after taking dinner or just before going to bed. You should remember that after brushing teeth, you should not eat anything. If you sleep at 10 then you can brush at 9.45 pm or just after taking your dinner.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
The patient should stick to soft food or food which does not require any chewing in the initial stage of the orthodontic treatment.
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