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Dr. Senthil Kumar

Dentist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Senthil Kumar Dentist, Chennai
200 at clinic
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care....more
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Dr. Senthil Kumar is a popular Dentist in Anna Nagar West, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Senthil Kumar at Dental Architect in Anna Nagar West, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Senthil Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Gum diseases are contagious so please think before sharing spoons and utensils.
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HiI have 3 years old kid, although he brushed everyday but still his teeth are yellow. He brush with colgate kid toothpaste. Pls suggest.

MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
HiI have 3 years old kid, although he brushed everyday but still his teeth are yellow. He brush with colgate kid toot...
Children teeth color vary from whitish yellow to yellowish. It is quite normal. Continue brushing twice daily.
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Respected, I always get stucjk mouth ulcers. It really pains alot, due to which I cannot eat food properly an loosing weight. Please provide some useful tips to get rid of these mouth ulcers ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi hearing your complain I think you have certain vitamin deficiencies in your body if you are suffering from repeated ulcers. Ulcers are of many types 1 Stress ulcer: which occurs repeatedly at a span of 7 days and main reason is stress and work load in your life. 2 traumatic ulcer: it occurs due to biting on cheek or toungue accidently during eating these ulcers are not repititive 3 non- healing ulcer: it occurs because of some habits like smoking, chewing tobacco. Looking at your complain I think you are suffering from stress ulcers. Treatment: you can take multivitamin tablets like tab b-folcin plus once a day for 30 days, mucopain gel to be applied on the ulcers twice for 10 days, avoid hot and spicy food for some days. I hope my advice would be helpin you thank you
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I am suffering by jaw clicking and pain since 1 month.Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
Clicking jaw is sign of recurrent tmj dislocation tmj is the joint which moves the jaw up down n side ways. Normally occurs with lax capsule around jaw n problem with the disc in between you require to consult a maxillofacial surg a procedure of arthrocentasis may b under taken how ever restricted mouth opening like tying a bandage, hot cold fomentation will help, restricted mouth opening can also b assisted by a arch bars n elastic procedure by maxillofacial surg.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Drinking tea on a daily basis is good for the health of the teeth and gums. It contains flavonoids and high amounts of flouride which keep the harmful bacteria away from the teeth.
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I have tooth pain for over 3 day. Already I am taking some medicine. But i'm not feeling good. So I want to know. What I do for this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have tooth pain for over 3 day. Already I am taking some medicine. But i'm not feeling good. So I want to know. Wha...
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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Helpful Tips for Dental Braces

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Helpful Tips for Dental Braces

Getting braces is the best thing you can do for your teeth. Yes, the process is painful. And maintenance of braces can get too much, but it is not undoable!

When you have braces on teeth, those teeth need extra attention to protect them from decay, staining and gum disease. You should also take precautions to avoid damaging the braces. For example, activities to avoid include eating chewy or sticky sweets, eating hard or crunchy foods, biting your lip, breathing excessively through your mouth and pushing your tongue against your teeth,

So if you got braces for the first time, here are some helpful tips you can swear by. Read on.

  1. Listen to your orthodontist: This is kind of obvious, but seriously, listen to what your orthodontists says. You may wonder if you really need to do this or that, but not paying attention to your doctor’s advice can actually prolong your treatment, and extend the time you need to keep your braces on.

  2. Brush every time you eat: Although brushing twice a day is the standard oral care recommendation, when you wear braces, you should brush after every time you eat — even after that mid-afternoon vending machine snack or some late-night munchies. That's because food particles easily become trapped in the braces, and the longer those particles stay trapped, the greater risk you have of developing dental problems. Use a soft toothbrush with round bristles, or an electric toothbrush if you prefer.

  3. Rubber Bands: If you have been asked to use rubber bands, it is always recommended to carry rubber bands with you all the time, so if one breaks it can be replaced promptly. Rubber bands wear down and lose their elasticity, so they should be replaced often, definitely after every meal. Wearing the rubber bands all the time will keep the treatment progressing at an optimum pace.

  4. Use your back teeth to chew: Don’t bite into that burger with your front teeth like you are accustomed to doing. This actually gets the food to stick on to your braces. So eat food that you can cut into bite size pieces and chew easily with your back teeth.

  5. Drink plenty of water: Skip that soda, which will only erode your teeth, and drink water after meals. This not only keeps you healthy, but with water, you can swish it around your mouth to rinse out any big chunks of food.

  6. Stay away from crunchy food: Crunchy foods are dangerous, not only do they get stuck in your braces, they also can get quite painful to remove. Plus, crunchy foods can be bad news for the shiny braces you just got for yourself.

  7. Speak up: If during an appointment you have any query, no matter how silly, ask your orthodontist. Your doctor is there to help and guide you, so don’t shy away from asking questions and discussing your problems. Or if some part of the brace is hurting mildly, get it checked at once. Air your troubles, that is what your doctor is here for.

After The Braces Are Off-

Whitening products, including whitening toothpaste and mouthwash, should not be used until after braces are removed. After braces come off, some discoloration of the teeth will likely be present, so this is a good time for a child to use whitening strips.

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I have pain in my teeth for last seven months, please suggest me some suggestion for teeth pain, as soon as possible. Thank you.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have pain in my teeth for last seven months, please suggest me some suggestion for teeth pain, as soon as possible....
Hi. You tooth might go for root canal or an extraction depending upon severity of case. Meanwhile you take drug" ketorol-dt" mix 2 tablets in half glass of water. Take when pain feels.
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Is 'RCT ' a permanent solutions for dental problem ? A deep hole on my upper teeth of both side I am feeling huge problem. Please advise me.

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Is 'RCT ' a permanent solutions for dental problem ?
A deep hole on my upper teeth of both side I am feeling huge pro...
A rct is treatment of the nerve of the tooth. If your cavity is deep to cause infection the root canal treatment will solve your problem. But this is if there is enough tooth structure left to save. Sometimes due to decay the tooth may be completely broken in which case it is better to remove it and make a denture etc. As replacement.
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I have tooth ache from 3 days, the tooth become black is this leads to root canal treatment.?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have tooth ache from 3 days, the tooth become black is this leads to root canal treatment.?
The way you have described that tooth has turned black and its paining then most likely it will go for rct. You have to get an xray done to confirm it
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I am a 16 year old male and my problem is that my teeth have become yellowish. I've tried many toothpastes, but it didn't help. What can I do? I really want to make my teeth whiter again. Please help me.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi , you can go for professional tooth whitening which is done by a dentist in clinic. You can come to our clinic for a consultation (free of cost) after which we can give you a more precise treatment plan.
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Gargling with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it, if one is suffering from pain or softness during the orthodontic treatment proves to be very effective. Swishing this mixture around the mouth and then spitting it out will dull the pain and provide relief to the patient.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity because they are acidic in nature. Acidic food or drinks often soften the tooth material which leads to the dissolution of minerals into the tooth enamel, resulting in cavities (holes).
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After tooth brushed also generate a bad smell in my mouth. I am using pepsodent paste. In my teeth is changed to yellow colour what should I do for this problem.

OOOMC FLORIDA, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
After tooth brushed also generate a bad smell in my mouth. I am using pepsodent paste. In my teeth is changed to yell...
Rinse your mouth with hot water plus salt mixture 2-3 times a day. Drink nimboo pani everyday. Use dabur red toothpaste.
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Mera masura dheere_dheere ghis hai aur daanton ke beech me space aa rha hai. Aur teeth v ghis rha hai. Aisa kyun ho rha hai. Iska upay.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Mera masura dheere_dheere ghis hai aur daanton ke beech me space aa rha hai. Aur teeth v ghis rha hai. Aisa kyun ho r...
Hello, it seems you have gum problem. get your deep scaling and polishing done and consult to a good Periodontist.
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I am suffering from suffocation when ever I am traveling, and also when my mouth become dry. How could I get out of it.

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hello , if you are feeling suffocated while traveling via air, then it is normal. However if you are feeling like that all the time, you will have to get you'pulmonary functions' tested.
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I am 25 year old and I have pain in my teeth and gum also get swollen sometime in winter rarely blood come from gum please give solution I have also chhala problem.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 25 year old and I have pain in my teeth and gum also get swollen sometime in winter rarely blood come from gum p...
Tooth pain could be due to number of reasons. It could be because of infected tooth, fractured tooth or mobile tooth It is important to know the underlying cause before we do any treatment. Mouth Ulcer is most commonly caused by poor diet, nutritional deficiency, constipation or excessive stress. You need to start taking multi vitamins. Avoid junk food Avoid excessive stress. Avoid too hot and spicy food.
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I had a stent placed (CAD) on 7th Jan 2015. I am on medicines which are: 1. Blood thinner 2. Platelet accumulation buster and 3. Cholesterol reducer. Plz tell me if I can get stains on my teeth removed by a dentist.

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hello , You can very well undergo dental cleaning/ teeth bleaching/ ceramic vaneers under antibiotic prophylaxis, if needed. Regards
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Now I am 8th month pregnant. I am suffering from tooth pain. What shall I do. Can I take treatment for infected tooth. Tell me the home remedy to get rid of tooth pain.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Now I am 8th month pregnant. I am suffering from tooth pain. What shall I do. Can I take treatment for infected tooth...
Yeah you can go for root canal treatment but not for removal if you want to have home remedy then you can use cloves or garlic make them into paste apply to the tooth which is paining.
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I am 33 years old Married woman with 2 kids. Offlate noticed that my tooth is not in proper shape. Hence decided to wear oral braces. Would like to know has wearing oral braces at this age will it work out. Or do I leave it as it is.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Howrah
I am 33 years old Married woman with 2 kids. Offlate noticed that my tooth is not in proper shape. Hence decided to w...
Hello Lybrate user, the good news is that healthy teeth can be moved at any age hence Orthodontic treatment (braces) can be done even at this age provided you have healthy periodontium. You are never too old to benefit from Orthodontic treatment. Visit an Orthodontist to discuss further.
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