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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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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
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. 

My teeth are towards the outside and I want to correct them how do I go for a dental treatment. Please suggest.

BDS
Dentist,
charu you go for fix orthodontic treatment.. consult an orthodontist.. your problem can be cured...may be within one year..
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Sir, my mouth not opened properly during chewing gutkha. I want to say that what can I do?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
stop chewing ghutka immediately.....start warm saline rinses..also start taking sm-fibro capsules twice daily for 30 days...
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Actually my mouth is smelling very badly. What is the proper treatment for avoid it and what is the best usable tooth brush and tooth paste?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Infections in the mouth, such as dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal (gum) disease or mouth sores related to other conditions may contribute to bad breath. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. Dry mouth also can cause bad breath. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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How to whitening my yellowish teeth? I have bad mouth odor also. Please tell me any best toothpaste for whitening my teeth.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
You can undergo cosmetic whitening of teeth. Your dentist will choose the right treatment for u. Regarding mouth odour, drink plenty of water, brush twice daily after meals using right techniques. You may also require to use an antibacterial mouthwash twice daily for a few weeks.
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I have infection in my wisdom teeth. Doctors say that it needs to be operated. I feel its quite risky. I am facing severe pain in my mouth. Tell me what to do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Please visit dental surgeon and get the tooth cleaning and dressing properly and take medicines as advised, of course the best way is to remove the wisdom tooth and it is absolutely a safe operation. Just relax and go for removal of tooth by an oral surgeon.
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I am suffering from recurring mouth ulcer for over 4 years I am taking beplex forte tablet for 8 months then also I am having recurring mouth ulcer. What should I do .

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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I have gap between my front 2 teeth. Its 1 year that I have removed my teeth braces but still I have gap.

BDS
Dentist, Ujjain
If the gap reoccurs after braces. Then you shld go again to the re treatment of braces. And asked the dentist about retainers.
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BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
On a cold wintery night, when you don't feel like brushing. , rinse your mouth with lukewarm water and a bit of salt before going to bed..
This 30 second process will leave you with a cleaner mouth overnight. .
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I am 40 years old, male, I have been facing from bad breath, my tongue gets dirty every alternative day. Please suggest how to get rid of the same ?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
Still water and milk are good choices. It is better for your teeth if you drink fruit juices just at meal times. If you are drinking them between meals, try to dilute them with water and rinse your mouth with water after drinking.

Most importantly drinking through a straw can help the drink go to the back of your mouth without touching your teeth.
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My teeth get sensitivity from last two week I have used sensodyne toothpaste but till now I don't get relief.

BDS
Dentist, Budaun
U required scalling n gun uprighting of those teeth. Take tab mtz twice a day. Limcee one o d. Moxikind c v. For 15days.
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My son has problem of bad breath He brushes his teeth and also drinks lot of water but the foul smell is still there What can be done? He is 15 years old.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Kindly get him checked by dentist. He might have to get his teeth cleaned and polished if there is tartar /deposit on his teeth.
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Sir, mai 33 years ka hoo, maine 29/04/2016 to last teeth 8 No right side uper wala nikalvaya tha waha nikalte samay root ka kuch part under rah gya tha, 04/05/2016 ko detal Dr. Ne X ray kiya us mai bi vo tooti root dikhai de rahi hai, vo tooth 40% damage ho gya tha, us ki side mai jaw k under ek tissue ban gya tha, abi jo teeth nakala tha us ka dressing bi hata diya hai, us mai infection hai

Dentist, Patiala
Dear lybrate-user, the remaining root of the extracted tooth must be taken out. Ask your doctor to extract the same and your wound might need dressings of some antiseptics like iodoform, which will augment the healing process after the tooth is taken out.
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I have some fleshy(gum) like small structures on upper jaw at the ends of last molars feeling from last 10 years.Without pain.What can it be ?

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi, You shouldn't ignore this swelling.Bust be a normal hard harmless bony protuberance or it be something you should not avoid. Go for full mouth x-ray and then further investigations.
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Hi. I'm near about 20 year old. My teeth effective from cavity. It show high sensitivity.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I am 34 years old. In Last two months I am experiencing a lot of discomfort in my throat, such as Cold, Cough, Infection, Mouth Ulcer, Slight Swelling below my chin, Slight hitching in the mouth. I have been smoking for the past 15 years. No weight loss ever. I don't think there is any Tumor. The slight swelling below my chin goes off when I apply eucalyptus oil. I am worried about me being a victim of cancer. And very scared to go to doctor. Please Advise.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
not every discomfort/swelling is cancer ..it might be just a small infection treatable with simple antibiotics..rather than suffering indefinitely in fear..have courage and get yourself examined thoroughly with ent surgeon
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Please advise food sources of calcium. Also please advise how tooth decay can be arrested.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Food sources of calcium. 1. Cereals grams and their products like roti chapati etc. 2. Milk and milk products 3. Calcium supplements like selcal or calcium sandoz. 4. Vitamin d is responsible for the formation of calcium so you can take food rich in vitamin d. 5. Sunlight is the best source of vitamin d. 6. Cholecalciferol supplements. Tooth decay is due to the action of bacteriae thriving on the food particles coated in the form of plaque over your teeth which us invisible to the human eyes and needs CONSULTATION WITH DENTIST. There is no medicine to stop decay but it can be minimized by following the directions given by the dentist. Hope it solves your problem.
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Three days back my baby hit me on my front tooth upon which I have undergone rootcanal 3 years back. Since yesterday I have severe pain in the root of that tooth and the adjacent tooth.(2-1 and 2-2) and one side of the face has swollen. Local dentists gave me antibiotics and pain killers. Is it the right procedure?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
•If there is pain inside your root canal treated tooth, you may need re-root canal treatment or tooth extraction after proper investigations.
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Sir i am a 21 year old boy i am using a cap on my incisor as i had a injury but a blue dark mark is always visible on my gum which makes me humiliating while smiling. . Please guide me to get rid of this ?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Just replace the cap with better quality since we have more better quality caps which does not give any such colour cahages
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