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Dr. Shanmuganathan

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shanmuganathan Dentist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Shanmuganathan is one of the best Dentists in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Sarath Dental Clinic in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shanmuganathan on Lybrate.com.

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I am 45 year old man and I was heavy pain of jaw and teeth from 10 days, doctor also extirpate one teeth but, my pain is not less. Kindly help me.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am 45 year old man and I was heavy pain of jaw and teeth from 10 days, doctor also extirpate one teeth but, my pain...
It will take 1-2 week to healing and subside the pain .If pain persist after that you need to consult the dentist.
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Sir I have a dental problem that one of my front tooth is broken before five months what can I do for correcting it.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Trivandrum
Sir I have a dental problem that one of my front tooth is broken before five months what can I do for correcting it.
Hi lybrate-user. Firstly, you may need to take a radiograph to ascertain there is no fracture extending to the root. From your explanation, I am assuming you do not have any pain or discomfort associated with the tooth. That being the case, you may consult an endodontist of a cosmetic dentist to resolve your problem. It may require a crown of porcelain veneer or bonding with composite material, with or without root canal therapy. Wish you the best.
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I have cavity problem, daily 2 times brushed. But no use , bad smell comes out in the evening time. Tell me wt should I do or suggest me any toothpaste etc. Pls pls.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have cavity problem, daily 2 times brushed. But no use , bad smell comes out in the evening time. Tell me wt should...
U better visit a dentist. As no tooth paste can cure cavity. And if it's pyrrhoea in your mouth tooth paste only can't help you out.
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Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes? Is it safe or not. Is drinking fruit juice as good for you as eating fruit?

BDS, MDS - Periodontics, Ph.D.
Dentist, Pune
Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes? Is it safe or not. Is drinking fruit juice as go...
Eating food gives you fibre than drinking fruit juices. Fibre is good for digestion and has cleansing action on teeth. Eating fruit is always better. Whitening tooth pastes are safe, but the action is temporary/ short lived. There are other ways to whiten your teeth.
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Any natural remedies for ulcers on tongue ?

BAMS
General Physician,
Apply ghee 4-5 times per day. Avoid eating spicy and hot food. Avoid coffee also. Drink tender coconut and badam milk, you can drink kher prepared out of saboo or green gram.
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I have a sensitive teeth problem. When drinking or eating food this is problem pain in the tooth. How to remove this problem tell me please.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have a sensitive teeth problem. When drinking or eating food this is problem pain in the tooth. How to remove this ...
There is gud treatment in homeopathy for toothache.tk BIO-23, AT THE TIme of pain u can tk it frequently ,like 4 tab at d interval of 15 mint if pain is severe .othervise 4times in a day.
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My mouth was getting bad smell even after brushing regularly. And my throat was releasing some bad content through mouth. At that time my nose and throat are not clear. Please suggest what to do?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi, you might be suffering from some kind of throat infection and/ or gum infection...Take advice from an ENT surgeon and get a regular dental check up and cleaning (scaling) done..you should be fine....Take care..
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I am having sensitivity in my front teeth and I have had fillings before 6 months and now when I have any hot items I feel sensitivity and it disappears. But I don't have any problem with the cold items. What can I do to overcome this?

BDS
Dentist, Kottayam
I am having sensitivity in my front teeth and I have had fillings before 6 months and now when I have any hot items I...
Use thermoseal or sensodyne tooth paste. If the problem persist consult a dentist for detailed check up.
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I am 25 years old, when I brush in the morning, blood is coming, give me solution.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am 25 years old, when I brush in the morning, blood is coming, give me solution.
Hi, bleeding gums is a sign of gum disease which is caused by deposition of tartar on teeth. You need to get your teeth cleaned which will solve your problem. Regards.
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BDS
Dentist, Chennai
I have been seeing a lot of questions on bad breath. Bad breath is caused by many factors like calculus, food debris, poor oral hygiene, use of tobacco, other medical problems like decreased saliva due to radiation, or any other medication's. It may be also due to gastric problems and worm infestation. The most common treatment is a professional cleaning and maintaining good oral hygiene. People with decreased saliva can chew on bubble gum or sip citrus fruits to stimulation of salivary gland. Patients with acid reflux should consult a gastrointestinal specialist.
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BDS
Dentist,
While brushing don't apply extra force. Use as little force as possible to protect your enamel thickness.
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I brush daily twice a day, still my teeth are yellowish. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: -foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables -tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth -poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing to remove plaque and stain-producing substances like coffee and tobacco can cause tooth discoloration. -medications- mouth rinses and washes containing chlorhexidine and cetylpyridinium chloride can also stain teeth. Antihistamines (like benadryl), antipsychotic drugs, and drugs for high blood pressure also cause teeth discoloration. You can go for bleaching if you want bright white teeth. It will help definietly.
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Sir, in my mouth is in yellow but I brushed daily twice but the color should remains same .how to clear this sir please help me.

B.D.S.
Dentist, Nashik
Sir, in my mouth is in yellow but I brushed daily twice but the color should remains same .how to clear this sir plea...
You need cleaning of your teeth (scaling) if it doesn't solve the problem may be you need teeth whitening treatment (bleaching)
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Sir I am using oral b tuth brush. But my teeth are very sensitive please tell me wich tuth brush is useful and helpful?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Sir I am using oral b tuth brush. But my teeth are very sensitive please tell me wich tuth brush is useful and helpful?
Sensitive teeth requires d use of soft bristles toothbrush with desensitising toothpaste such as sensodyne or senquelf. B gentle on your teeth while brushing.
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My age is 20. doctors suggested me to keep ceramic braces to teeth. Bt am feeling very shy now. Aftr a year my study will be completed. Is it OK to put the braces aftr a year? Is it be complicated or no prblm?

BDS
Dentist, Patna
My age is 20. doctors suggested me to keep ceramic braces to teeth. Bt am feeling very shy now. Aftr a year my study ...
No there is no such issues. But wy to b late, and many do put pins, there is nothing to b shy off. Its vry common.
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I wanted to know if a white mark in my mouth is a just an ulcer or cancerous. Please help me with this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I wanted to know if a white mark in my mouth is a just an ulcer or cancerous. Please help me with this.
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 am a male 26yrs. Since 5 yrs i have a problem of bad breath immediately even after brushing. I brush 2 times daily. I have scaled my teeth for every 6mnths. Even the problem persists. I am getting married. Please provide a solution for my natural good breath in my mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Have you tried using mouthwash for your bad breath? are you constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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Is teeth bleaching recommended and safe ? Dentist advised it may cause sensitivity

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is one disadvantage of teeth getting sensitive but it depends on how much percentage of bleaching agent the doctor is using
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I need some suggestions regarding my wisdom teeth. Every year in winter season it starts growing slowly. The wisdom teeth growing in very small area. Because of this lower jaw left side corner gum it's coming in between lower jaw n upper jaw. Because of this reason my gum swelling n not allowing to stretch. Infact getting very severe pain n unable to chew. Almost 70% came but the remaining part of wisdom covered with gums & gum swollen & radish. Please give reply as soon as possible.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Mohali
I need some suggestions regarding my wisdom teeth. Every year in winter season it starts growing slowly. The wisdom t...
The wisdom tooth erupts in most of us till the age of 25 years. Due to evolution our jaw size is reduced and there is no space for the tooth to erupt. The best option for this is to get your tooth extracted. Consult your dental surgeon.
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My wisdom teeth is coming please help.

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get an x-ray done of your wisdom tooth. If there is lack of space for its eruption then kindly get it extracted but if it has sufficient space to erupt then kindly brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique and do warm saline rinses.
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