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Dr. Senkutavan

Dentist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Senkutavan Dentist, Chennai
300 at clinic
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
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Dr. Senkutavan is an experienced Dentist in Arumbakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Senkutavan at Raj's advanced dental and implant centre in Arumbakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Senkutavan on Lybrate.com.

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I used to smoking before about 3 months ago. I got blood in saliva and I scared then I decided to stop smoking. Because of I were getting that problem again I went for check up in bhopal and then they said to me its happen they checked me and said its because you do cough more. and it almost stopped. Now these days I got fever and have been coughing up for 2 days and I found blood my saliva again but not in cough. I'm very scared tell me what to do.

MBBS, D.P.H
General Physician, Gurgaon
You might be suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis because your all symptoms belongs to it, hence you first get your sputum examined for afb from acrideted lab or dto of your district hospital, also adv x-ray chest pa view the consult me on line for onward management.
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My son 4 years old. having cavity in teeth from last 3-4 month. I don't know, how. please help us.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
My son 4 years old.  having cavity in  teeth from last 3-4 month. I don't know, how. please help us.
Nothing to worry. Visit the doc, let him get used to the atmosphere of the clinic /hospital n get him treated. He mite be a bit fussy but you can make him understand that he would get whiter brighter teeth.
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I was sex a unknown girl 24 th march. After 20 days I saw some ulcer my mouth then I have tested HIV I base, again I tested 88 days and 92 days after (HIV I and 2 antibodies) my incident. All tests are nonreactive. But till now I am feeling very tension. AM I fully save? please answer?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Chennai
I was sex a unknown girl 24 th march. After 20 days I saw some ulcer my mouth then I have tested HIV I base, again I ...
Check vdrl test also. Oral ulcers are one of the manifestation for hiv but it will be multiple type and won't come immediatly. Stress can also produce ulcers.
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Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

What is scaling?
Over time, even with regular brushing and flossing, plaque (sticky, soft, bacteria infected layer) and tartar (calcium) deposits build up on your teeth. Scaling removes the tartar and plaque with specialised equipment. Scaling effectively cleans up your teeth by using ultrasound to loosen the tartar and then using tools to scrape it off from the surface of the tooth.

What is polishing?
Polishing is done to remove excess plaque and remove stains. Scaling is always followed by polishing. Polishing also smoothes and shines the teeth to prevent plaque from building up again. It is either done by foam or fluoride gel treatment to reduce the possibility of tooth decay and sensitivity.

Why are they done?
Scaling and polishing are not only done for cosmetic reasons; they are also done for overall oral health. Excessive plaque and tartar buildup will eventually lead to the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive and multiply. The ultimate purpose of polishing and scaling is to clean the surface of the teeth so that the bacteria cannot attach to them and cause serious oral problems (such as gum disease). Also, scaling and polishing offer far better cleaning of your teeth than everyday brushing and flossing.

However, scaling and polishing is not a curative treatment. If your teeth have been damaged by cavities or other oral diseases, you need medical attention.

In fact, professionally, this treatment is called prophylactic treatment; and the word ‘prophylactic’ comes from prophylaxis, which is Greek for ‘to prevent disease’. Thus scaling and polishing is more of a preventive measure than a cure.

Do they hurt?
This process is essentially painless. Most of the people who undergo this treatment usually have the following experiences:

  1. Tickling sensation
  2. Coolness from the water used to clean the mouth
  3. Pressure during the scraping process (The dentist uses specialised tools to “scrape” the tartar deposits off the tooth’s surface). If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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Last night I was suffering from severe tooth pain. I took some traditional medicine. But no relief from pain. So please I need total dental care solution.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Last night I was suffering from severe tooth pain. I took some traditional medicine. But no relief from pain. So plea...
Sir you need to visit a dentist at the earliest and get a thorough clinical and if needed radiographic examination of your oral cavity done.
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Am cleaning my teeth daily two times but my teeth getting into yellow colour wt should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Am cleaning my teeth daily two times but my teeth getting into yellow colour wt should I do.
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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Stronger Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Stronger Teeth
Cheese unleashes a burst of calcium that mixes with plaque and sticks to the teeth, protecting them from the acid that causes decay and helping to rebuild tooth enamel on the spot.
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My upper jaw's 6th tooth has a cavity and I am suffering from severe pain while chewing food grains. Please advise me the medicine and good tooth paste to eliminate this problems.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
My upper jaw's 6th tooth has a cavity and I am suffering from severe pain while chewing food grains. Please advise me...
In case of cavity you need to see a dentist and get the caries removed and filling done. For the time being do warm saline rinses and hv any pain killer, this will help you reduce your pain. Colgate paste with colgate soft bristles toothbrush is all time best.
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Natural Teeth Whitening Foods

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Natural Teeth Whitening Foods
Munching foods like apples and pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.

I have a long tooth, misplaced, is filing possible in a short time? If Yes, the cost can assess how much?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
I have a long tooth, misplaced, is filing possible in a short time? If Yes, the cost can assess how much?
The procedure you want would be undertaken depending on the placement of the tooth. Because unnecessary grinding of tooth can lead to sensitivity. Please visit a dentist and get a radiograph done.
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Sir, I have chhalla inside of both cheek and getting some irritation. Further my throat is occasionally irritated. Kindly prescribe suitable medicine to take cure. Thanking you.

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Tab. Trinergic-l daily 1 and apply hexigel ointment twice daily after rinsing your mouth with water after meals. Avoid hot and spicy food.
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Hi. I am 24 year old. Hav a gap in lower part of upper central incisors n dey appear lil bent outwards due to which der is gap. Wat is the best way to get it corrected in a short period of time? Wat will be the minimum time needed to correct. Kindly explain?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi. I am 24 year old. Hav a gap in lower part of upper central incisors n dey appear lil bent outwards due to which d...
Consult a orthodontist you may require braces time will depend on type of problem it's usually about nine to eighteen months.
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BDS
Dentist, Nashik
Buy a new tooth brush every three to four months and let the old one wither away.

I am 22 years old female. My teeth are in little yellow I want my teeth in white by home remedy please help me.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Visakhapatnam
Hi. I guess you will have to visit a dentist to ascertain why your teeth are yellow in the first place. And am sorry to say home remedies aren't much of help to whiten.
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Hello doctor, I am 30 year old male, my problem is that my teeth gets yellowish soon because of me drinking tea and smoking. I am almost into quitting smoking. but I don' t know how to maintain on teeth white.kindly suggest a remedy

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Teeth cannot become white by brushing n all. U require teeth bleaching for bright white teeth. And after treatment avoid smoking and tea.
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How to control bad breath. . I spend more then 8hrs in front of system. What's the solution?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
1. Take one clove after every meal and chew it. This is very effective natural cure to reduce bad breath. 2. Chew some cardamom seeds to get rid of bad breath. 3. Chewing a few mint leaves frequently can get rid of bad breath and it is a good mouth freshener too. Diet- 1. Increase the intake of foods rich in zinc as they help in preventing bad breath. Zinc helps maintain the anaerobic bacteria balance inside the mouth to keep it free of foul smell. 2. Increase intake of vitamin c and vitamin e rich foods. 3. Drink lots of water to keep mouth and body well hydrated. 4. Avoid constipation.
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Hi I am male the age of 38 years old my problem is that my mouth is not opening at the very large length. Coz I have tobacco every day. I need to know whether to have or tablets to open my mouth or to have lots of food for the months and one more problem due to this I can't eat spicy food.

BDS; MHA
Dentist,
You should stop using tobacco and betal nut chewing there r tablet for condition like this and if it's very severe you will have to go for surgical option visit dentist in person for complete evaluation of condition and treatment accordingly.
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I am 22 years old, wisdom tooth is coming right side but its paining too much what should I do ?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 22 years old, wisdom tooth is coming right side but its paining too much what should I do ?
Get x-ray to c if the position is correct you may send x-ray on line if ard lko you may show me otherwise consult a maxillofacial surg in the mean time warm salt water gargles will help u.
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