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Dr. Shanmugam

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shanmugam Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Shanmugam is a trusted Dentist in Saidapet, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Radiant Smile Care in Saidapet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shanmugam on Lybrate.com.

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Sir, i am suffering with teeth pain. Due to which I cant open mouth full. It is left side last teeth. And at the joint chin it is pain. So it is better to remove teeth both.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, you need to visit to a dentist or can come to our clinic for a consultation (free of cost) and get some x-rays done after which we can give you a exact treatment plan and costing.
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I have mouth problem in my teeth.

I have mouth problem in my teeth.
You are probably having problem in teeth in your mouth please visit a dental surgeon and get the teeth examined and he will do the needful required and treat the problem.
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BDS
Dentist, Surat
The deep areas of the teeth can only be reached by thoroughly brushing for at least 2 minutes.
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I'm having yellow teeth don't know how I regularly brush my teeth there is know bad smell only yellow layer on teeth please suggest me which toothpaste to use I'm using patanjali dant kanti now tell some home remedies to whiten my teeth and healthy routine for my teeth.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I'm having yellow teeth don't know how I regularly brush my teeth there is know bad smell only yellow layer on teeth ...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use any std tooth paste avoid coloured foodstuffs.
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BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Rinsing your toothbrush thoroughly after using it everyday is necessary so as to remove all the leftover waste. Doing so will make it germ-free and healthy to use. Also, let it air-dry before using it again.
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I am 32 Years Old I am Suffering with Ulcer from Two Months. Please give the solution.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 32 Years Old I am Suffering with Ulcer from Two Months. Please give the solution.
1. Eat Strawberries There is evidence that strawberries can help whiten teeth due to containing an enzyme called malic acid and vitamin C. The astringent found in strawberries helps to remove surface stains, while vitamin C washes away plaque. Mashing a few strawberries and brushing with the mixture once or twice a week can have positive results. You could also just eat strawberries, making sure to chew really well and allowing them to do the brushing on their own. 2. Floss Your Teeth For some reason, flossing doesn’t come as easily to people as brushing. Still, many dentists and hygienists agree that flossing is more important than brushing. Floss twice daily for the best, teeth-saving results. Just flossing can easily remove the staining between your teeth, helping them to look whiter. 3. Baking Soda and Lemon This may be one of the most popular of the natural teeth whitening home remedies. The chemical reaction of baking soda with the citrus of lemon juice has a smile-brightening effect. Either one of these ingredients works well, but together they are super-effective. Only brush with this solution up to once per week as it can wear away the tooth enamel if used too frequently. If irritation occurs, the baking soda may be too abrasive for your gums, so discontinue use. If you’re worried about damaging tooth enamel, try some of the other solutions. In a small bowl, mix a little bit of baking soda with the juice of a freshly squeezed lemon. The mixture should bubble slightly. Using a cotton swab, wipe saliva and excess plaque from your teeth before brushing on the mixture. Leave the mixture on your teeth for a minute before gently brushing it off with a toothbrush. Don’t leave the mixture on your teeth for any longer than a minute; the acid erode tooth enamel. 4. Eat Crunchy Fruits and Veggies Apples, celery, and carrots are all great for your teeth. Crunchy fruit or vegetables act like nature’s toothbrush. Simply chewing removes excess food and bacteria from your mouth. It also helps to scrub away surface stains. Not only does the texture remove food particles and bacteria, but the acids in the fruits and vegetables pull double duty, actually keeping the teeth whiter. Apples in particular contain malic acid, the chemical also found in strawberries (and teeth whitening products) that removes surface stains. 5. Oil Pulling Oil pulling is an Indian remedy used primarily to enhance oral health and cleanse the body. The process is actually quite simple, harmless, and very inexpensive. Simply take one tablespoon of a pure, organic oil and swish it around in your mouth for 15-20 minutes. Move the oil around your mouth through sipping, sucking, and essentially pulling through your teeth. After rinsing, spit out the oil, thoroughly rinse your mouth out with water, and consume 2-3 glasses of water (purified if possible). To learn more on what oil pulling is and the oil pulling benefits, check out our oil pulling post. You won’t want to miss this interesting solution. 6. Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide Others reported on Earthclinic that hydrogen peroxide could also be an effective teeth whitening remedy. Hydrogen peroxide prevents the growth of bacteria, can help to prevent infections, and prevents bad breath, which often results from bacteria. Simply swish some food-grade hydrogen peroxide (FGHP) around in your mouth for a few seconds, than spit it out. Another option would be to mix a 50/50 solution using FGHP and water, and swish it around for 60 seconds. 7. Use a Straw Coffee, tea, soda, and wine can all cause serious damage to the enamel of your teeth. Whenever possible, use a straw to reduce direct exposure to teeth. If drinking your coffee or wine out of a straw is more embarrassing than discolored teeth, just make sure to brush after drinking these beverages – except after drinking white wine. A healthy and bright smile is definitely something to be happy about. Eating healthy foods, not surprisingly, can go a long way in ensuring your teeth stay white for years to come. But having an arsenal of natural teeth whitening home remedies can improve your toothy glow without breaking the bank or exposing you to unknown chemicals and bleaches in the dentist’s office.
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Sir I am having pirea in my teeth and daily while doing brush blood comes out from gums so please tell me anything to cure this?

BDS, MDS oral medicine
Dentist, Thrissur
It may be due to deposits on teeth or gingivitis. You may have to cleaning of teeth by dentist. He may prescribe a mouth wash after cleaning. Its a treatable problem visit your dentist who can guide you and solve your problem. Diagnosis is important for your case. Many things causes bad breath poor oral hygiene, systemic disaeses like cirrhosis, vitamin deficiency or dry mouth etc can cause bad breath. Hence visit your dentist to know more about it.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcers since a week. I used an ointment for that also and tablets too still am suffering by mouth ulcers I can't eat or drink anything easily. What should I do for that?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from mouth ulcers since a week. I used an ointment for that also and tablets too still am suffering by...
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 teeth gap prob, its not similar. Alm r diff size. Is anything is possible to have nice teeth according to proper alignment. please suggest to have a nice smile.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have teeth gap prob, its not similar. Alm r diff size. Is anything is possible to have nice teeth according to prop...
hello, teeth can be aligned properly by: 1. Orthodontic (braces) treatment which is best and most conservative treatment. 2. Veneers. 3. Crowns.
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I am suffering from teeth problem. Their is a gap created in my molar teeth. Also one of my my teeth is pains a lot. My teeth are occupied by yellow colour for the most part.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from teeth problem. Their is a gap created in my molar teeth. Also one of my my teeth is pains a lot. ...
Hi, there is a cavity in your teeth so its better to consult a dentist.In the mean Take Plantago major Q, 10 drops twice daily with water. Take mag phos 6x, 6 tabs hrice daily with hot water.
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I have put teeth braces yesterday. I can t eat properly. Which foods I should avoid.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have put teeth braces yesterday. I can t eat properly. Which foods I should avoid.
Hard, and sticky food should be avoided, and try to take juices and very soft food that you do not need to chew, and swallow it readily, but that also should be nutritious.
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I am smoking from three years now and my dad's saying I have lever problem because bad smell is coming from my mouth. And it's due to smoking is that possible?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I am smoking from three years now and my dad's saying I have lever problem because bad smell is coming from my mouth....
Smoking can surely cause bad breath and I think you very well know the will effects of smoking. Smoking can have bad effect on whole of the body.
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Even if I brush hard my teeth are turning yellow and there is a sever pain in it and I think the nerve is also stretch in a bit it pains a lot. Please please help me out or some remedy to it. Thank you.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Even if I brush hard my teeth are turning yellow and there is a sever pain in it and I think the nerve is also stretc...
Brush softly and use soft brush. Get tooth cleaning and polishing. If not satisfied get bleeching done to whiten tooth.
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Dr. I am using patanjali dant kanti toothpaste what are the benefits of it do we have any side effects.

Dentist, Visakhapatnam
Dr. I am using patanjali dant kanti toothpaste what are the benefits of it do we have any side effects.
The product has its pros and cons as other products does. PROS 1.It has nice taste. 2. And the freshness lasts longer 3.Has good antibacterial property of neem and turmeric 4.Its soothing action on the cavities and gums 5.Minimum side effects CONS 1.It cannot be an alternative to dental treatment as it cannot reverse progression of cavities or gum diseases. 2.As it soothens (obtundant) effect of clove oil on regular basis misguides the pain respose which would end up in the end stages of the disease finally results increased cost of the dental treatment in late stages of the disease or the tooth should be removed if caries or periodontal progression goes beyond to save the tooth 3.The turmeric might cause tooth discolouration in long run. As far to my knowledge is concern use it just if you want to give a try but I will never reccomend it on regular basis.
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Hello Doctor my self rajesh I am 35 year old man I have cavity and yellow teeth problem last 2 month and sensitivity problem what should I do please tell me.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hello Doctor my self rajesh I am 35 year old man I have cavity and yellow teeth problem last 2 month and sensitivity ...
Get the cavity filled up by dentist,,use sensoform toothpaste for sensitivity problem and get scaling done also.
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I have teeth problem with zigzag type in front. How to make it correct position.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
You require orthodontic treatment for the correction. It will take around 8-18 month for the correction depending upon the severity.
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I have bad smell coming from my mouth. And two teeth are damaged by germs. What should I do to control bad smell from mouth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bad smell coming from my mouth. And two teeth are damaged by germs. What should I do to control bad smell from...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Kindly consult a physician & dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.: - 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 have cavities. If I cleared it means there is any chance for it to form again in my teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have cavities. If I cleared it means there is any chance for it to form again in my teeth?
Nicles you are having cavities . having blood in mouth in morning shows poor oral hygiene . The best way to get rid cavities is filling of cavities regular rinse with Mouthwashes (listerine )after meals . you have to visit dental surgeon ,for filling .and ensure your teeth stay healthy.
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It's been a week since I quit smoking. I face teeth fatigueness and shaky. I also notice that my gums have turned greyish. Please help me out with the possible resolution and how to recover from the same.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
It's been a week since I quit smoking. I face teeth fatigueness and shaky. I also notice that my gums have turned gre...
Please Use good quality herbal tooth paste Go for morning and evening walk daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Apply Mukta chamak twice a day
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