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Dr. Selvakumar

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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. Selvakumar is a trusted Dentist in Mylapore, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Selvakumar personally at Mylai Dental & Implant Centre in Mylapore, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Selvakumar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
A limited consumption of sugary foods is suggested as the bacteria present in dental plaque changes them into acids.

Having bad breath, especially early morning very bad smell, after brush using listerine. Still having bad breath problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Having bad breath, especially early morning very bad smell, after brush using listerine.
Still having bad breath prob...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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I want to know about root canal with cap. How much it will charge. Is there any future effect.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I want to know about root canal with cap. How much it will charge. Is there any future effect.
Root canal is the treatment which includes removal of infection In tooth canal and then filling of canal..cap is to protect treated tooth from fracture..root canal charges differ from place to place. And cap charges also depends on warranty and quality. Minimum charges for rct with cap are 3500(including both) . There are no future effects if rct is properly done.
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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.
Hi you have to do a simple procedure called scaling and polishing in a dental clinic which will brighten your teeth. Suppose if you need more brightness you can ask your dentist for a procedure called bleaching which you can done once in a year.
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What is yeaat infection in tongue. I found so many yellowish gum on my tongue after I had tea .but then brushed my teeth and swiped my tongue with brush .then the full gum like thing went .is it a yeast infection or just tea particles on my tongue?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
What is yeaat infection in tongue. I found so many yellowish gum on my tongue after I had tea .but then brushed my te...
Tongue is not a smooth surface things may get stuck on it especially coloured foods you may use tongue cleaner no it's not yeast infection you may send a pic of the tongue with the coating to understand it better.
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Im 27 years old and I have pain in 3rd molar or wisdom tooth. The gums are swollen and have covered the tooth. I don't want get the surgery done by taking it out. What other option I have. Can it be healed with medicines.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Im 27 years old and I have pain in 3rd molar or wisdom tooth. The gums are swollen and have covered the tooth. I don'...
It won't heal n may b a recurrent problem can also turn into a emergency consult a maxillofacial surgeon
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Mucocele has formed in my mouth after pain trauma. What is the most effective and quickest way to remove the Mucocele without surgery?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Mucocele has formed in my mouth after pain trauma. What is the most effective and quickest way to remove the Mucocele...
Mucocele cannot n removed by any means other than surgery. However puncturing it or compressing it ll only temporarily reduce its size.
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Sir, My son tongue was burned every three days So, please give the advice and write medicine.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
To avoid infection and reduce pain in a first-degree burn on the tongue: rinse the area well with cool water for a few minutes. Remove any dirt or particles that may be on the burn. Wet a clean cloth with cool water and hold it on top of the burn. Suck on ice chips or a popsicle to soothe the pain. Gargle with cool water or salt water. Avoid warm or hot liquids, which could irritate the burn. Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for pain and inflammation. Sprinkle a few grains of sugar on the tongue to relieve pain.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Awareness is the key to good DENTAL HEALTH

Sir I have an ulcer problem in my mouth oftenly as I treated for it, its recovered bt its again comes and most of the time it remains in mouth so please give me a proper suggestion or treatment

BDS
Dentist, Madhepura
Dear mam follow these medicines as instructed 1. Tab rebagen one tablet twice a day for one month followed by one tablet once a day for three months 2. Lexanox ointment to be applied locally on affected part twice a day after brushing and mouth washing 3. Thermokind mouthwash gargle twice a day after brushing 4. Syrup septillin two teaspoonful twice a day for three months
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Suffering from tooth pain since last one month and unable to eat anything due to cavity.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Suffering from tooth pain since last one month and unable to eat anything due to cavity.
Hi lybrate-user take proper treatment i. E. Root canal treatment for that tooth as soon as possible otherwise you have to remove that tooth if it is badly destructed.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
If taken care at the right time, gum diseases can be reversed easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed from the teeth, you can get rid of the gum diseases, reversing it in its initial stage itself.

About Tooth Implants

Certified Implantologist, Aesthetic , BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
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Hello, everybody, I am Dr Priyanka Puri. I have been practising for the past 12 years. My specialization is aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry and I’m an implantologist also.

So today we are going to talk about implants which is a hot topic nowadays for patients and for practising doctors also. So when is that you can have an implant in your mouth. You can have an implant in your mouth when you have a missing tooth. Like you can see in a model here. There is one tooth that is missing. This is a lower molar. In actual the teeth are placed like this in your mouth. So there are the roots, there is the crown and where there is a missing tooth you can see the empty socket here. So when you have a missing tooth in your mouth there are ways to replace it and with the latest technology, we can have a fixed tooth in your mouth which has no relation to your adjacent teeth.

What is an implant?

Implant is nothing but titanium screw. As you can see in this model. The implant is a titanium screw which is made up of titanium and titanium has this unique property of binding with your Alveolar bone. This is how an implant is placed in your socket and this is how it will be inside your bone and as we are talking about the lower jaw we put this implant in your lower jaw bone. We leave it there for three months in case of lower bone and in case of upper bone for six months and this time period is very important for the implant to re-mineralise to reintegrate to become the part of your bone. This is the unique property of titanium and after that what we can do is we can give you a cap with which you can apply all the masticatory forces and you can eat with this tooth. As you can see in the model it is independent of your front and back tooth. It has no relation with your front and back tooth. It is totally independent. And you can see from inside also. This complete procedure takes about three months for the lower jaw and around six months for the upper jaw in case there are no bone deformities, there are no bony disturbances.

One of the important concerns or things which would like to confirm from the patients is the sugar levels, and his or her habits. Because of sugar if it is not at the level if it is fluctuating sugar levels. Then implants success rate will go down and in case you are a heavy smoker then also implants success rates will also go down. But otherwise, implants have a success rate of 90 to 95% all over the world. So it’s great of restoring your missing tooth.

In case you have any doubts you can consult me in my clinic at smile experts or you can connect to me on lybrate.

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How Omega-3 Can Get Rid of Your Gum Woes?

Post Graduate Fellowship In Micro Dentistry, Esthetic Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
How Omega-3 Can Get Rid of Your Gum Woes?

Omega-3 fatty acids are 'good' fats that reduce cholesterol levels and 'bad' saturated fats from your body. They belong to a family of unsaturated fatty acids and are necessary for the normal functioning of the body. The body cannot synthesize omega-3 fatty acids; hence, you can get it from sources such as salmon which provides omega-3 fatty acids known as ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) and vegetable oils such as soybean oil, rapeseed oil and flaxseed oil that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).

How can they help in gum problems?

A study, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, was based on a survey called the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, researched and studied the effects of consumption of DHA on dental health. After studying data from over 9000 participants, researchers found that the people, who consumed the highest amount DHA amongst all, were 20% less prone to developing periodontitis.

Periodontitis is an inflammatory gum disease caused by bacteria that accumulate around the gums. It causes the gums to recede, leading to the development of gaps between the gums and teeth and loss of bones that provide support to the teeth. Periodontitis may even cause tooth loss.

The research showed that even consuming a small amount of omega-3 fatty acids offered protection against gum diseases. Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties, which help relieve inflammation of gums that occurs in periodontitis. Researchers from Kentucky University found that omega-3 fatty acids have anti-bacterial properties, which prevent and cure gum diseases. Gum diseases have been related to other conditions such as heart disease, pneumonia and diabetes, hence keeping gum diseases at bay keeps other fatal diseases away as well.

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Related Tip: Is it More Important to Brush Your Teeth in the Night Than in the Morning?

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I am 23 years old female. I have a problem of gum disease wanted to go for operation how much it costs and does it involves any side effects pls kindly suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am 23 years old female. I have a problem of gum disease wanted to go for operation how much it costs and does it in...
Your question can b well answered if more info was available to us. Generally speaking, cost of gum surgeries depends on type of surgery involved, location of clinic n also the experience of surgeon. As for side effects ques, surgeries r considered wen the results of surgery over-weigh its side effects. Also side effects of gum surgery r min.
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My wife is 26 years old. She is having a gap between her front teeth. She was not having this problem till a teeth grow end of her left cheek. How to reduce the gap. Please advise.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
My wife is 26 years old. She is having a gap between her front teeth. She was not having this problem till a teeth gr...
She might have a habit called tongue thrusting due to which the gap is increasing, she can get it closed with orthodontic treatment (braces)(more natural treatment will take few months, or by composite filling or by veneers /crown (cap).
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BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
Cavities are caused by germ buildup. We brush our teeth, but how well do we brush?

Introduing innovative methods to help children (and the young at heart) to learn to brush better and prevent cavities at home.

Agents that make germ buildup glow and stand out so that such areas can be specifically identified and children can learn to improve brushing.

Cavities can be prevented at home with simple home care.
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After brushing daily I have problems of bad breath. Why and what can I do to remove it.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
After brushing daily I have problems of bad breath. Why and what can I do to remove it.
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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Mera teeth main 3 problem huaa hai. 1. Toothbrush se roz teeth saaf karta hun. Phir bhi yellow colour dikh raha hai. 2 teeth mein smell aa raha roz. 3. Ek important baat hai. Teeth aur teeth ke andar distance bahut ho gaya hai. Please koi solution bolo .yeh teen problem se mukti mile.

BDS, D.pharm
Dentist, Chennai
Mera teeth main 3 problem huaa hai. 1. Toothbrush se roz teeth saaf karta hun. Phir bhi yellow colour dikh raha hai. ...
For teeth whitening you need to undergo scaling and polishing and if you get tis done your mouth smell wil stop and gap can be treated by restoration and braces.
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My wife is suffered by pulmonary consolidation for the past three months. Soft tissue size is about 5 cm X 6 cm, physician is recommend to take Cefuroxime 250 Clavulanic acid 125 mg, Paracetamol 500, levocetirizine10 mg and ranitidine. But she getting evening fever, restless feeling, if long breath back chest pain, mouth bitter in taste. Please give me suggestion.

DIABETES EDUCATOR, PGDND, RMP -ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE, MEDICAL TRANSCRITPTINIST, M.SC, Msc nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
My wife is suffered by pulmonary consolidation for the past three months. Soft tissue size is about 5 cm X 6 cm, phys...
U can do a video consultation and I can her plus you can drop her I my calinc and take only hot water fomentation and drink hot water always plus buy a rib support and put her on the ribs and also take amla juice on empty stomach her bitternes will go away and take avitamin c tablet and vit c rich fruits her taste will become good and please do booka an appointment with me for more tips.
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