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Dr. Selvi

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

3 Years Experience  ·  at clinic
Dr. Selvi BDS Dentist, Chennai
3 Years Experience  ·  at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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Dr. Selvi is an experienced Dentist in K K Nagar, Chennai. Doctor has helped numerous patients in his/her 3 years of experience as a Dentist. Doctor has done BDS. Doctor is currently practising at Tooth Helpline in K K Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Selvi and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am male aged 45 years healthy but due to high use of tooth pick in past, got space between maximum teeth in bottom denture due to which, now couple of bottom teeth are getting shaken. Please advice what to do?

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I am male aged 45 years healthy but due to high use of tooth pick in past, got space between maximum teeth in bottom ...
Cessation of use of a tooth pick is a primary necessity. A comprehensive oral treatment done by a dentist is necessary to prevent further complications.

I am 19 years old and I suffered from bad breathe till child age. So please tell me what can I do.

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There are many reasons for bad breath. Mouth odor, also called halitosis, is a common condition and sometimes a source of embarrassment. Bad breath, also called halitosis, is a common condition and sometimes a distressing source of embarrassment. Frequently, people aren? t even aware there? s a problem. While there are many causes for bad breath, it most commonly results from a lack of good oral hygiene. Daily brushing and flossing and regular dental checkups and cleanings are the best prevention for bad breath. However, when bad breath persists, despite good oral health, there may be other reasons for mouth odor and a consultation with your dentist or physician is necessary. A dry mouth may be the culprit. Good saliva flow cleanses the teeth and tissues, and is essential to keeping the mouth healthy and in balance. A common side effect of many medications is reduced saliva flow, which results in a dry mouth (also called xerostomia) and increased mouth odor. Dry mouth may also be caused by other problems involving the salivary glands or from continuously breathing through the mouth.

I have treated my teeth and the doctor filled the cement paste inside the teeth still it paining.

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I have treated my teeth and the doctor filled the cement paste inside the teeth still it paining.
You still have some hidden infection in your tooth so get an root canal treatment followed by cap/crown.

My father is suffering with bleeding from his tongue, we have consulted hematology he advised to take iron injection to increase iron content in blood. If injection is given will this control the bleeding from tongue. Please advise.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
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Low iron may not cause bleeding by itself more details n pic of tongue from where bleeding takes place if you can send that.

I am decided to wear braces for teeth but my dentist want to remove two upper teeth and two lower teeth But my friends saying that by removing teeth it effects your eye. Is it true it causes any effect on eye, it effects any another body part or it causes any effect on future?

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I am decided to wear braces for teeth but my dentist want to remove two upper teeth and two lower teeth
But my friend...
Dear lybrate-user, for better alignment of teeth, we need to create some space in the jaw towards which the teeth will move over the course of treatment. If you go ahead without extraction, the existing teeth in your jaw will become crowded and overlap one another due to lack of space. Hence, such extractions are necessary during most orthodontic treatments (braces). Also, unlike what was traditionally believed, these extractions do not adversely affect your eyesight or any other part of your body. These notions are totally mythical and have no scientific basis. Please go ahead.

Some time when I eat cold foods then my teeth are getting ache.

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Some time when I eat cold foods then my teeth are getting ache.
Try applying sensitivity paste. For 3 to 5 minutes over the affected area. For a period of one month. And if still your problem doesnt get fine kindly get it checked by dentist you might have a cavity.

I am Ratif ahmad I am 21 years old I am suffering from tooth ache I extract one teeth but my others are becoming worst day by day even I brush 2 or 3 times a day I consulted doctor many times but all in vain Now can you please suggest me some remedies or suggestions so that I could improve my tooth.

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I am Ratif ahmad I am 21 years old I am suffering from tooth ache I extract one teeth but my others are becoming wors...
You r extracting one tooth after one tooth but its not the problem of teeth its the problem of gums when gums and bone are fine than your teeth will be good. So you need to get one xray done, than visit the dentist.

I want to have a great smile tooth, my upper front four tooth are little forward. How much money do I need to fix the above given problem?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
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I want to have a great smile tooth, my upper front four tooth are little forward. How much money do I need to fix the...
Hi lybrate-user you need treatment with braces. There are many types of braces available: metallic, tooth coloured etc. Cost varies depending upon your choice.

Sir , I am suffering with cavities for that reason i'm not able to eat anything in my left side. So I wanted to do a treatment for this problem consulted a doctor. He said, root canal treatment is better for this. regarding this please send me your decision sir.

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
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Dear lybrate-user, the doctor has advised you a rct as he feels the decay has extended into the pulp chamber of your tooth. You must go as per the doctor's advice.

Hello, my teeth are very yellow. Is is ude of tumeric in food. I don't know why my teeth specially inner side is very yellowish, dirty looking inspite of regular brush. Its is not washed by toothpaste. Any home remedy to get white teeth without any problem. Pls answer.

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Hello, my teeth are very yellow. Is is ude of tumeric in food. I don't know why my teeth specially inner side is very...
Naturally our teeth colour ranges from pearly white to pale yellow so everyone cannot hv white teeth. Get scalling n polishing done by dentist. If you r not happy with your teeth shade later, you can get bleaching done by dentist which'll lighten your teeth by 2-3 shades. Alternatively you can use a teeth whitening toothpaste such as snowdent after scalling. Whitening gels used daily along with customized dental trays provided by dentist r also available in the market. Avoid heavily coloured foods, tea n coffee, cool drinks, smoking n tobacco products as they stain teeth.

6 months ago I got teeth ache. The dentist removed the teeth. Slight swelling was there. Now the swelling is there but no pain. Is it danger in future? if so what to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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6 months ago I got teeth ache. The dentist removed the teeth. Slight swelling was there. Now the swelling is there bu...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. 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.

I use Colgate mouthwash, do I need to rinse my mouth with water after that as we do in toothpaste or can I directly eat after 20 min?

MDS, BDS
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I use Colgate mouthwash, do I need to rinse my mouth with water after that as we do in toothpaste or can I directly e...
you need not wash with water....if you feel the taste very strong you can dilute and use the mouth wash or rinse your mouth with water....if you are using it on a daily basis...kindly give a break of a week every month....

Hello sir, Meri age 20 sal h me pichle do tin salo se tambaku ka sevan kr rha hu mere danto m redish colour jmaa hone lgaa h sath hi ab wisdom teeth nikal rhe h .ab m tambaku ya kisi b type ka gutkha nhi khata dant hlke pile h .mujhe inhe white or healthy rkhne k liye ghrelu upaay kya krne chaiyye.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
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Hello sir, Meri age 20 sal h me pichle do tin salo se tambaku ka sevan kr rha hu mere danto m redish colour jmaa hone...
Hello, Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Drink lots of water. As a home remedy you can apply baking soda or strawberry crush on the teeth surface for more whiter teeth. You can also go for bleaching.

I am having bleeding while brushing. I want to know what is the reason and remedy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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I am having bleeding while brushing. I want to know what is the reason and remedy.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or 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.

I am 29 years male when I brush my teeth from the teeth gum little blood comes it's because of cavity and it is said that we should go for cleaning teeth every year it's right please advise how to cure this bleeding from teeth.

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I am 29 years male when I brush my teeth from the teeth gum little blood comes it's because of cavity and it is said ...
Its true to go for cleaning of teeth every year. I would recommend to visit your dentist every 6 months for a general checkup.

How to whiten your teeth I am ready to accept any natural or clinical procedure is there any preferred way easier than chemical bleaching.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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How to whiten your teeth I am ready to accept any natural or clinical procedure is there any preferred way easier tha...
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.

I am 24 years old. Yesterday a small part of my front tooth suddenly broke. Is it serious thing to concern or is it normal?

SVD, FRHS, PGDMC, BDS
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I am 24 years old. Yesterday a small part of my front tooth suddenly broke. Is it serious thing to concern or is it n...
Go for dental x ray if it is paining or if it is ok. Then relax only you have to decide wether aesthetic is good or not.

I have some blank area in between my tooth and when i take any thing then pain start on that time so what i do. And i was already fill that blank area but again and again remove from my tooth.

BDS
Dentist
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You have gum problem in between your teeth . This can be rectify by scaling and gum massages regularly and if gap is more than use proxa-bruse to clean that area to solve the problem, Now if blank space is due to damage of teeth than have to consult dentist to correct the problem

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Your mouth is more than just a pretty smile. It's also a gateway to your overall health. Keeping that gateway clean may keep you healthier longer -- and looking younger. Keeping a youthful mouth comes down to two simple, proven, and practical steps
Brush and floss daily
See your dentist every six months
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