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Dr. Selva Kumar

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Selva Kumar Dentist, Chennai
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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. Selva Kumar is an experienced Dentist in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. She is currently practising at ALV Jayas Dental Care in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Selva Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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My sister age is 20 and she had 2 milk teeth it is not broken yet. please give suggestion what should we do. Is it better to remove teeth by a dentist. Is there any problem my sister face after removal of teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My sister age is 20 and she had 2 milk teeth it is not broken yet. please give suggestion what should we do. Is it be...
We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces after removal of retained milk teeth. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. 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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Some bad smell is coming from mouth and some time blood also. Please suggest me what need to be done.

MBA (Healthcare), BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Bad odour or smell is due to the plaque and calculus present in the teeth near the gums, hence you need for full mouth teeth cleaning i.e scaling. Bleeding is due to the gum inflammation beacuse of the presence of calculus /tartar present. Once scaling done the problem will get solved for you Thank you.
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Doctor. From last 15 days I am suffering from bad breath. Even I brush 2 times. And use mouthwash also. Can't reduce. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Doctor. From last 15 days I am suffering from bad breath. Even I brush 2 times. And use mouthwash also. Can't reduce....
Please first of all get oral cleaning and polishing done and maintain your oral hygiene and proper digestion. Than take prescribed medicines and continue brushing twice and use listerine mouthwash regularly.
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I think so my teeth are yellow first in 3 days and then in 5 months please tell me what should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I think so my teeth are yellow first in 3 days and then in 5 months please tell me what should I do.
Use homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Home remedy:- cleaning your teeth with fresh orange peel on a regular basis will reduce the yellow tinge accumulated on your teeth. Rub orange peel over your teeth every night before going to sleep. The vitamin c and calcium in the orange peel will combat the micro organisms throughout the night. Do this for a few weeks and you will notice effective results. If fresh orange peel is not available, you can use dried orange peel powder. Take care.
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Wen I shake my teeth they feel shake. Could you suggest me some ways on how I can keep my teeth strong.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Wen I shake my teeth they feel shake. Could you suggest me some ways on how I can keep my teeth strong.
There are many causes of yellow or discolored teeth. A few of the most common: 1.Drinks: Coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth.. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause staining on the teeth. Even white wine is not far behind in staining our teeth yellow, because its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel.These Acidic drinks lowers the Ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2.Certain Foods: Colored candies, popsicles and other bright foods can cause staining over time. Think of it this way – if your tongue turns a bright shade of blue, chances are your teeth are getting some of that discoloration, too. Even healthy foods such as berries (blueberries, cranberries, raspberries) can stain teeth. Ketchup, curry and other sauces can cause staining problems over time, too. 3,Natural Aging Process: Quite simply, teeth yellow over time. It’s a natural part of the aging process that the white protective coatings wear down over time. So the longer you have your teeth, the more likely they are to become yellow or discolored. 4.Most of us are guilty of at least some of the above (and none of us can stop time). But the good news is that even if red wine is one of your vices and your teeth look yellower lately, there are things you can do to bring back the white. 5.How to make Teeth white (a)Avoid Certain Foods/Drinks When Possible: We’re not asking you to give up your morning coffee, just to reduce the intake of the above foods as much as possible. Sometimes simply being aware can help us make better choices. (b)Drink Water: After you’ve consumed a tooth-staining food or drink try to immediately follow it with a glass of water. Swirling water around your mouth can drastically help clear away the acids or staining. This simple step is free and easy, and can drastically help reduce tooth discoloration. (c)Proper Dental Hygiene: Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental checkups help keep teeth healthy for a lifetime. Develop these habits early and you’re less likely to have dental problems down the line. (d)Teeth Whitening: The good news is that there are many options available to whiten teeth. Some can be done at home while others can take help of Homoeopathic medicines. Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth esp.after meals.
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Recently I got a CT scan done because of a minor accident. Well everything is normal. But it says I have something called mucosal disease. What is it? Do I have to worry? Please advice. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Kharagpur
Recently I got a CT scan done because of a minor accident. Well everything is normal. But it says I have something ca...
She mucosal disease is of many kind and due to many reason. Some of the main reason is poor oral hygiene. So maintain your oral hygiene and consult a periodontics they deal with mucosal problems.
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I AM 33YEARS OLD MALE AND I am living in the past 1 year lichen plans and 6 month of oral lichen plans. So what I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Oral lichenplanus is of various varieties out which erosive is of more n serious consequences can you give me more details n if possible some pics.
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My teeth are getting yellow .i brush everyday and once I did scaling too .but still nothing happened. What to do?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My teeth are getting yellow .i brush everyday and once I did scaling too .but still nothing happened. What to do?
Hello You just have to make habit of brushing twice a day and use mouthwash and spit with water after every meal. This will help you get a shade better. And if it don't work then visit dentist for bleaching. Regards
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Hello im some one who is feeling very sick and I eat chocolates and drink cool drinks so I have cavities in my mouth how shall I get rid of them say me the way to solve my problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello im some one who is feeling very sick and I eat chocolates and drink cool drinks so I have cavities in my mouth ...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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I got tonsil stones and could notice it's gradually increasing day by day, I fear whether this might lead to some serious problems in future and also I'm worried about bad breath caused due to this.

BDS
Dentist, Kapurthala
Dear user,you can start using certain home remedies for you tonsil stones. 1. Start with warm water and salt gargles 4-5 times daily. 2. Do not consume sour juices and eatables as they may aggravate the pain. 3. Start consuming 8-9 glasses of lukewarm water daily and stop drinking cold water completely. 4.Do not consume spicy and fried food.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Even after the RCT is complete, patients must visit their endodontists or dentists to get the proper restorative work completed on the tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Thane
Activities like cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging should not be performed by making use of our teeth. It can result in broken or chipped teeth. Our teeth should only be used for chewing food.

My teeth is paining when I take pill it stops paining but some time later it starts paining what I can do.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Toothache is usually caused due to decay in the tooth which is deep enough to reach the pulp where the nerve tissue are present. I would advise you to visit a nearby dentist and get intraoral radiograph done to see the extent of damage. Usually in such cases root canal therapy needs to be done to relieve the pain.
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Dear sir I am 34 year old man. My weight 62 kg. My tongue always coated. My digestion system is very poor and my bone is very weak too. So please help me. Thanks.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Dear sir I am 34 year old man. My weight 62 kg. My tongue always coated. My digestion system is very poor and my bone...
1. Drink two glasses of warm water on waking up. 2. Have a glass of water every hour throughout the day till 8 pm. 3. Have 3 dry dates and 6 Kishmish daily 4. Eat One banana, one cucumber and one apple per day between meals. 5. Evening have a glass of milk with a spoon of honey. 6. Avoid pickles papad puris parathas pakodas...namkeen ..Samosa..kachodis etc. 7. One glass Nimbupani with breakfast and evening tea. 7. Eat your normal meals slowly and chew properly 8. Follow this for two weeks and your problem will be solved.
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Suffering from swelling n pain in tooth. advice to take zeltrofen, but it burns while urination. Is it a normal side effect? Any soln? Or is it very serious?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Suffering from swelling n pain in tooth. advice to take zeltrofen, but it burns while urination. Is it a normal side ...
Was not able to find the contents of the tablet. Kindly message the contents. Drink lot of fluids and water. .your symptoms should subside. Consult doctor if it continues.
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I had gone through root channeling 3 years ago, but certainly now I am having toothache on that particular spot, will the dentist remove that tooth?

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
I had gone through root channeling 3 years ago, but certainly now I am having toothache on that particular spot, will...
No, if there is infection again it the tooth it can be treated again, unless it is fractured it will not be taken out.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), FICOI (Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists-USA), BDS, FAGE
Dentist, Bangalore
Our teeth perform the primary function of breaking down the food particles for further intake. So, healthy teeth equals to a healthy body. Visit a dentist every once in a while to keep your primary organs healthy.
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I have a sharp molar teeth and I have got this habit of biting my tongue with that. Can it be smoothened?

MDS, BDS, Sedation(Inhalation) Specialist
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have a sharp molar teeth and I have got this habit of biting my tongue with that. Can it be smoothened?
Yes Mr. lybrate-user it can be done by a simple technique call enamiloplasty meet your dentist nearby for better treatment.
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How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I care about my hair also?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Madurai
How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I c...
Vineet, firstly to protect your teeth from germs, brush twice daily. Change your tooth brush 6 months once. Normal color of teeth for adults is yellowish white. If you still want to go for whitening of teeth. There is a procedure called bleaching.
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