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Dr. Selvakumar

MDS - Periodontics

Dentist, Chennai

14 Years Experience
Dr. Selvakumar MDS - Periodontics Dentist, Chennai
14 Years Experience
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To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I?m dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies. Doctor is an active mem......more
To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I?m dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies. Doctor is an active member of IDA TN CDE convener, IDA Madras branch treasurer
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Dr. Selvakumar is one of the best Dentists in Public Health Centre, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 14 years of journey as a Dentist. He studied and completed MDS - Periodontics . You can visit him at Kumaran Dental clinic in Public Health Centre, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Selvakumar on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Periodontics - Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital - 2003
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IDA TN CDE convener
IDA Madras branch treasurer

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I have problem in my teath when drinking cold water. What I have to do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
I have problem in my teath when drinking cold water. What I have to do?
You are suffering from what is called hypersensitivity to cold.If there are no cavities then use a de sensitising paste to get relief or in case there is a cavity do get it filled otherwise the pain might start increasing and you will have to go for RCT.
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Pain Management

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
Pain Management

Diagnose root cause of your pain at an early stage because improperly diagnose & treated pain can create lot of problems in future.

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How to overcome from ulcer?

Hi mouth ulcers are common and arise from verious causes like local irritation from sharp/chipped teeth, dentures, wrong brushing techniques, broken crowns and accidental damage. These do not need special treatment and will heal well within a week's time. Otc products like mouth ulcer gels wil help a little. For more long standing ulcers prescription medicines from your dentist should be taken. Also a dental consultation will rule out any more serious causes like mouth fungal infection, vitamin deficiency, systemic diseases like lichen planus, sle etc or sometimes a pre-cancerous/ suspected cancerous ulceration requiring more detailed examination, probably with a biopsy. Do consult a dentist for ulcers that recurr frequently.
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I am 28 years old male I have dental problem, doctor advice me to rct to one of my top upper teeth. 6+. Can I do it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 28 years old male I have dental problem, doctor advice me to rct to one of my top upper teeth. 6+. Can I do it?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures are done with lasers too. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I have pain in my teeth last 2 days.

BDS
Dentist,
I have pain in my teeth last 2 days.
There are so many reasons of tooth pain. Visit to a dentist to identify exact cause of pain and treatment also. Till there you can use pain killer.(diclomol 50 mg)
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My teeth are little yellow and smell too comes from my mouth. Suggest me some useful tips for white and shiny teeth and fresh breath.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are little yellow and smell too comes from my mouth. Suggest me some useful tips for white and shiny teeth a...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent 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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Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration

BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration
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.
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Please suggest the Cure for mouth ulcer.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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Dear sir , I am 46 years male suffering from anxiety and depression since two three years , on psychiatric medication but no improvement , having main problem is tension headache and loss of appetite , a little tension gives me headache and this headache problem is since 15-20 years , when happy , no tension , no headache , when I busy with work no headache observed but when I remember headache starts , now a days due to anxiety I am suffering from loss of appetite can not eat even a single roti , dryness in mouth please help me to solve my problem , please suggest exercise , natural cure for my issue , taking medicines since two years but no improvement.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Dear sir , I am 46 years male suffering from anxiety and depression since two three years , on psychiatric medication...
You are probably into an anger related depression and do need the help of a counselor to ideally work through your emotions in particular. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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Hi sir/madam i'm 26 years old last week my tooth to much pain so I removed my tooth and I took the tablets. Now i'm suffering little pain and light headache please give me suggestions.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hi sir/madam
i'm 26 years old
last week my tooth to much pain so I removed my tooth and I took the tablets. Now i'm s...
Hi after extraction it take some time to heal completely. If pain persist for long periods then consult the dentist who extracted it. Gargle with chlorhexidine mouthwash three times a day. Rinse with lukewarm water.
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Jab me running karta hu to mera mooh (mouth) bahut sukh jata hai . please koi suggestion dijiye.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
Jab me running karta hu to mera mooh (mouth) bahut sukh jata hai . please koi suggestion dijiye.
It may be because you r doing breathing through your mouth. Please try maintain hydration of body before and after running.
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I have sensitivity problem. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist,
Sensitivity can be due to tooth decay i. E. Daanto ki sadan, or gum disease. Please get your teeth checked before sensitivity turns into unbearable pain.
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I am getting blood while brushing teeth tell me what is the problem and how can I clear it naturally?

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I am getting blood while brushing teeth tell me what is the problem and how can I clear it naturally?
In case of bleeding gums firstly use a soft bristle tooth brush. After brushing gently massage your gums with finger by tooth powder to enhance blood supply in gums. And have an oral prophylaxis done to have cleaning of your teeth.
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I have teeth are yellow. Mainly the junctions have very much black to yellow. Suggest me how can I get rid of them without cleaning teeth by going to a dentist.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have teeth are yellow. Mainly the junctions have very much black to yellow. Suggest me how can I get rid of them wi...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT 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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My wife 30 years old having mouth ulcers since yesterday. Any medicine or remedy for quick relief?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
Mouth ulcers are due to many reasons main cause is due to vit b12 deficiency she require vit b12 suppliment (tab. Bfolcin plus once daily for 10 days) along with mouth gel (dentogel) for application in affected area.
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Sir/Madam, In my childhood I fell from stairs and hurt myself in such a way that due to internal bleeding one of my tooth turned yellow from inside and has been like that since then. How can this thing be cured?

BDS, Certified endodontics
Dentist, Guwahati
Sir/Madam,
In my childhood I fell from stairs and hurt myself in such a way that due to internal bleeding one of my t...
It seems that the pulp inside your tooth is no vital anymore. Get an rct done along with a jacket crown.
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The girl of age 27 , had got tooth day and it is pain so much from 2 weeks what precautions want to take to control the pain and cure it completely.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
The girl of age 27 , had got tooth day and it is pain so much from 2 weeks what precautions want to take to control t...
If cavity is deep and is paining, your should get rct done to save the tooth. Else you will have to get this tooth removed. If it's the last tooth then you can get it removed.
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I had removed my last teeth on the left side of the upper law 1week back. Can you please suggest me is it again necessary to remove the last teeth of the lower jaw also even though it is good? However, it is wisdom teeth (lower last teeth). Is it necessary t o extract wisdom teeth (if I don't have any pain) but people are suggesting me to extract as upper last teeth has removed due to decayed and it will be problem in future if I carry the wisdom teeth, Thanks for your valuable suggestion.

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
I had removed my last teeth on the left side of the upper law 1week back. Can you please suggest me is it again neces...
See if you had no problem with your lower teeth why you should go for extraction. Ya just consult to your dentist if pain exist either do xray every 2 years for confirmation tht all is good. I will suggest no extraction until it hurt your hard or soft tissue.
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MAMC, MRCPCH, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Noida
DENTAL CARE IN DIABETES
Keep your teeth clean.
Don't brush too hard.
Replace tooth brush every 3-4 months
Go to dentist every 6 months for cleaning and examination.
Report any sigh of redness,pus,patches or pain.
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There are two teeth of mine In the lower jaw on both tge ends are growing in an inclined position that is is growing that is hurting the neighbouring teeth and some time some puss comes out and makes the mouth smell.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
There are two teeth of mine In the lower jaw on both tge ends are growing in an inclined position that is is growing ...
Hello, from the above description it seems that your wisdom teeth are erupting on both ends of jaw. You can do salt water rinses, but this will give you a temporary relief. Visit a dentist and get it checked. Get an X-ray done and if required get it removed.
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