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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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Gum problem when i m drinking the cold and hot any thing a huge sensitivity in my all teeth and pain goes to brain left side and right side. What should i do kindly guide me.?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
There could be deep cavity and mostly it's your upper teeth. Consult dentist and get the cavity filled. .
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I am suffering from my teeth they are not white but I have tried many paste but no effect pls tell me how I get a whiten smile.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am suffering from my teeth they are not white but I have tried many paste but no effect pls tell me how I get a whi...
Yellowish teeth teeth changes its colour as we all age due to dietary habits ie, carbonated drinks contain colours, red wine, few fruit juices (pomegranate, raspberry, cranberry, etc.), tea, coffee, turmeric used for foods sometimes depending on the area you reside the increased amount of iron in your water can also discolour your teeth. Lets understand this better, tooth has a top layer called" enamel" - white layer tooth has the layer beneath this called" dentine"- yellow layer enamel is white- white layer dentine is yellow- yellow layer if you see all the young kids, including you during your younger age will have white teeth. Due to the presence is more of white layer. As we advance with age the teeth change its colour to yellowish. Because the white layer becomes thin and the yellow layer shows from inside. So this is natural and nothing to worry about it. Well apart from this the foods we consume as I mentioned earlier can also stain the teeth which needs professional cleaning by the dentist. But professional cleaning will take away the stain on the surface but not whiten your teeth. Yes there are proceedures like" bleaching, done with caution can whiten your teeth. Please discuss this with your dentist. Caution: please do not use any whitening products for teeth sold online or in shops as they can be more abrasive and acidic making the teeth loose its luster and also make it more yellowish over a period of time also do not try home remedies like baking soda, lime, salt, vinegar as these are highly acidic and abrasive and will make your teeth rough as well as loose the white layer of your teeth more quickly. Please visit your dentist for professional help and discussion I hope I clarified you. If you need more clarification then ping me.
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Sir. I brush my teeth properly once in a day. When I close my mouth for 30 mins or 1 hr constantly I get a bad breath. What may be the reason n tell me the solution.

BDS, MDS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir. I brush my teeth properly once in a day. When I close my mouth for 30 mins or 1 hr constantly I get a bad breath...
*Start by brushing teeth twice a day. *Use of medicated mouthwash. *Drink plenty of water *Visit a dentist as food accumulation in the mouth can be a cause for such kind of condition. Cleaning of teeth will be of help.
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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 

Hello sir /mam I have gaps in between my teeth n my upper teeth are also in front. So can we get over this things?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Hello sir /mam
I have gaps in between my teeth n my upper teeth are also in front. So can we get over this things?
Yes it can be corrected perfectly with braces treatment. Show to an mds orthodontist for further information. You will get a good look and smile after braces treatment,
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I have cavities in my mouth and thats why I am having bad breath problem. How can I get rid of this bad breath problem?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have cavities in my mouth and thats why I am having bad breath problem. How can I get rid of this bad breath problem?
Dear, you said you are suffering from smell and bad breath from mouth, kindly develop a habit of brush your teeth twice a day to have clean teeth and good oral hygiene with this you need to keep check on your digestion also. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup. Keep yourself well hydrated and use hydrogen per oxide for gargles and take tab b complex one in a day for a week. Treatment to keep mouth healthy and free from smell is cleaning and polishing of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day. Do rinse your mouth with listerine mouth wash.
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oral health

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
oral health
Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups.
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BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
5 Golden Rules for Healthy Teeth

1.EAT FOODS RICH IN VITAMINS AND MINERALS.

2.AVOID SWEETs AND STICKY FOODs BETWEEN MEALS.

3.BRUSH YOUR TEETH AFTER EVERY MEAL ATLEAST TWICE DAILY.

4.USE A GOOD TOOTHBRUSH,TOOTHPASTE,MOUTHWASH AND INTER DENTAL AIDS.

5.VISIT YOUR DENTIST REGULARLY,PREFERABLY EVERY SIX MONTHS.
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Dear Dr, I travel to much for my work purpose, because of that I suffer body pain daily. I also have bad breath and week teeth issue, for strong bone and for strong teeth what food you suggest for me.

MDS - Orthodontics, LASERS, BOTOX AND DERMAL FILLERS
Dentist, Lucknow
Dear Dr,
I travel to much for my work purpose, because of that I suffer body pain daily. I also have bad breath and w...
Dear lybrate-user your food should be rich in nutritional value consisting of right amount of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates and proteins. For strong bones and teeth take good amount of calcium. Also consult your nearby dentist for professional cleaning of your teeth and gums.
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May I drink water just after talking tea? Will it harm my teeth? How can I make my teeth very strong?

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
May I drink water just after talking tea? Will it harm my teeth? How can I make my teeth very strong?
You can drink water after some time immidiat change after hot to cold give you pain sensation in your teeth for making your teeth strong regularly brush twice daily use mouth wash and dental floss.
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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, Gurgaon
I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, for example: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing. Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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I want to close the gap between my teeth. How much it going to take and also tell me about the cost.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I want to close the gap between my teeth. How much it going to take and also tell me about the cost.
Hello, you need to visit a dentist and get it checked. Gaps between teeth can be closed by: 1. Orthodontic (braces) which is the best and most conservative treatment. It take 1 1/ 2-2 years. It costs from 18,000-35,000 depending upon the case. 2.Veneers. 3. Crowns.
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Pregnancy and Oral Health

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Pregnancy and Oral Health

Pregnancy brings with it a whole lot of body system changes and oral health is no exception. Some simple careful planning, however, can help avoid a lot of oral health complications associated with pregnancy. The hormonal changes during pregnancy have a direct effect on the oral health and has higher incidence of decay, pregnancy gingivitis, and pregnancy tumors. Additionally, morning sickness affects the regular oral care, leading to more plaque and decay.

Before pregnancy: If you are planning to get pregnant, then a dental visit can help you get a thorough check-up ahead of the pregnancy. A routine cleaning and check for cavities should be sufficient to avoid any urgent treatment need during the period of pregnancy.

During pregnancy: If you were not able to do your pre-pregnancy dental visit, inform the dentists about pregnancy as early as possible. All elective procedures can be done after the delivery. Only really essential treatment that cannot wait until the delivery should be undertaken during pregnancy, most safe if done during the 4th to 6th months.

Listed below are some points to consider as far as oral/dental health is considered during pregnancy:

  1. Scaling and polishing can be done as usual
  2. Inform the dentist about all the medications that you are advised by your gynecologist
  3. Periodic check-up once in 3 months to reduce severity of gum disease and decay
  4. Good oral hygiene measures including brushing, flossing, and rinsing
  5. Try a bland toothpaste if morning sickness is very severe
  6. Eat a healthy, balanced diet. Tooth formation happens in the third month and requires diet rich in calcium and minerals
  7. Avoid sweet snacks which can lead to greater plaque formation

The hormone changes combined with oral infection (could be gum disease or tooth decay) can lead to severe effects on the developing baby. It is extremely important to avoid dental infections, as these may necessitate antibiotics, require x-rays and even require treatment like root canal and/or extraction, all of which are best avoided until after the baby is delivered. It is considered safe for dental procedures to be done during the 4th to 6th month. Though now there are safer measures to do x-rays and dental procedures, they are best avoided, unless in case of emergency. This emergency situation can be avoided by better planning and some minimal care. Severe gum disease could also lead to premature or low birth weight of the baby. So plaque buildup should be avoided which leads to both decay and gum disease.

After delivery: After the delivery of the baby, please visit your dentist to ensure that there is no emergent dental condition requiring attention. Resume your regular dental care after delivery.

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He has ulcers in his mouth and it causes pain while eating. What should he need to do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
He has ulcers in his mouth and it causes pain while eating. What should he need to do?
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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BDS
Dentist,
People with TMD may experience these symptoms:
• pain in or around the ear
• headaches and neck aches
• tenderness of the jaw or jaw muscles
• jaw pain or soreness that is more prevalent in the morning or late afternoon
• jaw pain when chewing, biting or yawning
• difficulty opening and closing the mouth
• clicking or popping noises when opening the mouth
• sensitive teeth when no other dental problems can be found.
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My two front teeth are got broken in accident 50%. So I want full teeth, please give your suggestions ?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
If 50 percent tooth structure is remaining and roots are firm then easily it can be restored with post n core followed by crowns :) an x ray can tell more specifically
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House Surgeon, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hello dear reader's,
please brush your teeth before sleeping at night and have regular Dental check up by your Family Dental Surgeon
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My 5 years old girl child is getting new teeths but they are not aligned and one teeth is at 75 degree. What can i do ?

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Panchkula
These are milk teeth teeth. Do not worry. These teeth will shed on their own. At the age of 6-7 years permanent teeth start erupting. If they are not aligned till the age of 11-13 years you can consult an orthodontist.
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When I change my tooth paste I face the mouth ulcer I don't know why it happen is it normal?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
When I change my tooth paste I face the mouth ulcer I don't know why it happen is it normal?
No it's not u may b allergic to these tooth pastes select a tooth paste ur comfortable with n stick to that
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I tried a lot to get whiter teeth bt I failed every time with many products so can you please help me out?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I tried a lot to get whiter teeth bt I failed every time with many products so can you please help me out?
Dear lybrate-user your problem is discoloration or yellow tinge on teeth and you want to make it white and you have tried many ingredients also ---no relief you can use --take a cut lemon piece soak with soda bi carbonate and rub on teeth for two minutes and than wash properly, do this once in a week. Visit a dental surgeon for checkup and see if bleaching can solve your problem use colgate whitening paste and do regular mouthwash to maintain oral health.
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