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Dr. Shanmuga Priyan

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shanmuga Priyan Dentist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Shanmuga Priyan is an experienced Dentist in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Shanmuga Priyan at Team Dentistry in T.Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shanmuga Priyan on Lybrate.com.

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When I smile laugh or talk nobody can see my upper teeth! Its seem like I am old but I am still 19 years old! This makes me feel very bad! I don't know if my upper lip is too long or my teeth are too small? What can I do in this situation? Please help!

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
When I smile laugh or talk nobody can see my upper teeth! Its seem like I am old but I am still 19 years old! This ma...
you have three options. 1. Orthodontic treatment for smile correction. 2. Prosthodontic treatment for smile correction. 3. Composite correction.
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Is it true that brush should be used only once a day. The other time, we should clean our teeth with our fingers as using brush twice a day to clean one's teeth can spoil our teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Is it true that brush should be used only once a day. The other time, we should clean our teeth with our fingers as u...
it's a myth. you should brush twice daily with the ultra soft bristle brush. your finger will not be able to reach the area between your teeth. do food will accumulate there leading to decay n gum infection.
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There is sometime bleeding from my teeth. I am very scared about it. Is there any solution for this.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
There is sometime bleeding from my teeth. I am very scared about it. Is there any solution for this.
Hello there it's a genuine concern the bleeding cud be from the gums rather than the teeth. Of course sometimes you feel it cud be from the teeth. But that cudnt be the case in any case this means that your gums are getting weak. Please pay a visit to your dentist and get your teeth cleaned and also he would suggest you other options depending on the severity of your case hope it helped.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Agartala
Bad breath can be a sign of a dental or medical disease. Conditions such as unmanaged diabetes, acid reflux, or an untreated infection can present as bad breath in the early stages.Consult your Dentist for finding out the proper reason and get it treated.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
It is advisable to change your toothbrush every 3 months as the bristles starts to fray after that and may not clean your teeth well.
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Sir I have bad breadth after using mouthwash and brushing twice a day it is not reduced please answer me. Its very embarrassing to talk to anybody with this bad breath.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
U may have gum infection-consult dentist. Meanwhile start tab oson-o two/day 3 days. Trigaurd mouth wash 3 times/day.
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Hi, I am having some wound in under my lips and its seem whitish. What is it? is this dangerous.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, I am having some wound in under my lips and its seem whitish. What is it? is this dangerous.
White colour wound may be due to variety of reasons like diabetes, using tobacco products or may be due to allergic reactions. Kindly get it examined by your dentist as soon as possible to prevent from aggravating.
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My rgtside molar teeth are aching very badly and I found that there is a wisdom teeth (angular) is drilling my next teeth to set his place. I was using a my dentist prescribed tablets as of now. And my dentist is suggesting me to remove the wisdom teeth, next to wisdom teeth and upper teeth. Is that really needed I feel that It will pain will automatically reduce once the teeth angle is fixed. Need all your suggestions doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My rgtside molar teeth are aching very badly and I found that there is a wisdom teeth (angular) is drilling my next t...
wisdom tooth If the wisdom tooth has erupted fully and in a proper position then we can save it by dental cement filling. If the cavity is deep and near or into the pulp then we can save it by root canal treatment. Ideally we should save natural tooth structure if its fits in above criterias. If the wisdom teeth has erupted in a such way that it's disturbing other tooth structures and we don't have any option left for saving it then only you should go for removal. The wisdom tooth usually causes pain because of its uneven position distrubing adjacent teeth and some times swelling of the tissues around the tooth causing pericoronitis ( i.e inflamation of the surrounding soft tissues ) causing pain. Wisdom tooth which is usually considered as an extra tooth having no role in mastication (i.e chewing of food) On other hand removal of wisdom tooth have much advantages rather than any disadvantage.. Retaining wisdom tooth some times results in food lodgement within and between adjacent tooth ,results in caries ( decay ) of the adjacent tooth. So for improper erupted wisdom tooth, removal is the only and best available option to the date. Which in turn also helps in preserving other tooth structures. Jay Swaminarayan.
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I have pain in my mouth after eating any spicy food, what should I do?

MDS, BDS
Dentist,
Hi. It may be due to ulcer or some fibrosis in mouth as you have not mentioned from how many days its happening to you. For more please Consult. or visit our clinic for complimentary consultation.
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My gum is bleeding when brushing and tooth cavity and swelling on gum please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My gum is bleeding when brushing and tooth cavity and swelling on gum please help.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. 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 a teeth pain when I drink cold water.what I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have a teeth pain when I drink cold water.what I do?
Your problem says you have sensitivity issues. Use a soft toothbrush. Avoid cold drinks. Brush gently for 2 minutes only! dun brush on your gums! n use a anti sensitive toothpaste! you can msg me in private chat for full detailed info.
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I have a two white patches at under tongue in my mouth and one white patch on side of tongue. My stomach was not clear fresh properly from few days what can I do I also take B complex capsule.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a two white patches at under tongue in my mouth and one white patch on side of tongue. My stomach was not clea...
Dear lybrate user, you haven't specified the duration of the patch and whether it's painful or not. A non-healing ulcer (more than 2 weeks old) requires a proper clinical checkup so consult your dentist immediately to know the exact cause. Also, drink plenty of water and fluids and avoid fried & spicy food.
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My teeth are yellow shade. How to get teeth whitening in normally.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
My teeth are yellow shade. How to get teeth whitening in normally.
Teeth may not be absolutely white naturally however get a scaling done brush twice daily use shine n smile once a week avoid coloured food you will get your naturally white.
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Post root canal treatment instruction - 1st Sitting

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Post root canal treatment instruction - 1st Sitting

1. After 1st sitting is completed, temporary filling is given so be gentle in chewing from that side whithin that tooth as it is quite brittle.

2. You may eat when numbness worn off.(1.5-2 hrs)

3. After 1st sitting, you might face problem of ulceration, than you would be prescribed with reliving gel, apply it with cotton applicator tip.(you can use ear bud)

4. If your tooth was in pain prior to treatment, it may take few days for tooth to heal pain to be relived.

5. If your tooth was not in pain prior to treatment, your tooth may be quite sore for a few days after appointment, this soreness/pain will relieved with time, it may take as much as seven-ten days.

6. Take medicine on time complete the course, if you stop taking it your tooth may become infected.

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Halitosis - Bad breath

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Halitosis - Bad breath

There are thousands of living organisms which are living in the mouth and some of them produce a fetid smell.

People who do not clean their mouth, tongue and teeth properly have more of these bacterias. Saliva checks the growth of bacteria but during sleep, saliva production almost ceases and bacteria go on multiplying. Thus, many people complain that they have a bad odor from mouth esp. In morning on rising.

Many types of mouthwash are available in the market, all of them contain alcohol. They help for an hour or two and their excessive use produces more bad smell in the mouth than it was before their use.

The best way to stop bad odor from the mouth is maintaining good oral hygiene by brushing teeth properly twice daily along with cleaning of the tongue by a tongue cleaner. Homeopathic remedies can do rest of the work to stop bad breath.

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Hello doctor I have teeth problem as usual a little bleeding in the morning while brushing the teeth and a little awkward small as well as.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello doctor I have teeth problem as usual a little bleeding in the morning while brushing the teeth and a little awk...
There are so many causes of bleeding gums - - brushing too hard - poor oral hygiene. - vitamin deficiency - taking blood thinners or other medications - bleeding or clotting disorders - mouth sores - other medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, leukemia or scurvy few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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I have too much pain in my teeth lot of blood came out from my mouth last day. What do I do. Please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I have too much pain in my teeth lot of blood came out from my mouth last day. What do I do. Please tell me.
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.
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I have gaps in my teeth and many times I am suffering from red rashes in my mouth. Can you help me to recover from this problem. Please tell me what kind of medicines I should take?

BDS
Dentist,
I have gaps in my teeth and many times I am suffering from red rashes in my mouth. Can you help me to recover from th...
Gap in the tooth can be corrected by ortho treatment. N for rashes please send me the pics. N do warm saline gargles for seven n take bicasule capsules for seven days n after seven days.
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Hello doctor I am 30 years old I eat in cold like ice cream my teeth in painting what I do now please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello doctor I am 30 years old I eat in cold like ice cream my teeth in painting what I do now please tell me.
Consult to Dr. For any cavity or some enamel loss is there. If cavity present restore it and enamel loss is there apply sensitivity paste on it. It will take 15 -20 days to recover.
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My teethes are weak, sometimes it bleeds also. What can I do for that?

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist,
My teethes are weak, sometimes it bleeds also.
What can I do for that?
Hello, bleeding gums are indications of gum diseases. Like pyrhea. Due to deposits and stains around tooth neck, gum diseases occur. You need a proper dental scaling and gums treatment done. Its a simple procedure and doesnt cost much. Please visit your nearest dentist. Thank you.
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