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Dr. Shanmugham

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shanmugham 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. Shanmugham is a renowned Dentist in Laksha Hospital, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Shanmugham personally at the iDentity Clinic in Laksha Hospital, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shanmugham on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from OSMF, so I would like to take Homeopathy treatment first. Not able to eat spicy and hot food. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Hi i dont have any idea about homeopathy medication but you will have to start treatment as per dentist advice .Please do visit a dentist dont delay more than this

I am a 24 year male. I suffer from gum bleeding last few weeks. A bad odour smells all day long. I tried every toothpaste but no result. Please consult me some way & a well toothpaste to be cured.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Pls visit a dental clinic and get your teeth cleaned. You will not get any benefit just by changing the toothpaste.
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I am 65 years old. I am regularly taking Statin 20 mg and ecosprin 75 mg. My gum are receding and bleeding.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 65 years old. I am regularly taking Statin 20 mg and ecosprin 75 mg. My gum are receding and bleeding.
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 & advancement 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. 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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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
always rinse your mouth after you eat or drink anything. this goes a long in avoiding plaque build up and caries formation.

23 years old. Have crooked teeth on the lower half. And two teeth very slightly towards outside. If I go for ceramic braces what is gonna be the maximum cost. A doctor I visited asked for 80k .i feel like cheated.

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
23 years old. Have crooked teeth on the lower half. And two teeth very slightly towards outside. If I go for ceramic ...
Individual orthodontist can charge differently according to their experience and status. It can be done in Rs 40 k to Rs50 k in Gurgaon.
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I am 16 years old, I have a regular pain in the left side of the inner oropharynx, when ever I try to swallow something down even saliva. What problem it may be?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
There are few condition which leads problem like this so just through checkup with ent surgeon n dental surgeon as well to rule out the problems n get it fixed.
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My teeth are yellow I brush everyday but yellowish colour did not vanish how can I get white teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My teeth are yellow I brush everyday but yellowish colour did not vanish how can I get white teeth.
Go fr a scalling n polishing by a quallified dentist n use snowdent toothpaste regularly for 2 months which helps reduce the yellow colour. If your not satisfied with the results you can go fr teeth whitening (bleeching)
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Hi doctor my self anupma rathore I am 22 year old girl and I have yellow teeth problem last 6 months what should I do. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi doctor my self anupma rathore I am 22 year old girl and I have yellow teeth problem last 6 months what should I do...
Hello. When brushing twice a day and flossing doesn't help improve your yellow teeth, it's time to consider other options. Teeth become yellow due to stains – both deep and surface-level – as well as other causes that sometimes aren't under our control. Although coffee and cigarettes leave stains on your teeth over time, thin tooth enamel also makes teeth look yellow. Tooth enamel is the hard, white surface of your teeth, and underneath it is a pale brown substance called dentin. Thick enamel looks white, but thin enamel allows dentin tones to show through, making teeth look yellow from the outside. Enamel naturally wears thin as people age, but acids from foods and drinks such as sour candies, oranges and soda also thin the enamel by eroding its surface. Saliva neutralizes acid and washes it away, but people suffering from dry mouth miss out on this protective effect. Other causes of yellow teeth include antibiotic use or excessive fluoride intake in young children, which can cause yellow-stained adult teeth later. Treatments for certain conditions can also affect tooth color. For example, head and neck radiation and chemotherapy can cause teeth discoloration. In addition, certain infections in pregnant mothers can cause tooth discoloration in the infant by affecting enamel development. Certain medication, mouth rinses can also causes yellow staining. Preventing Yellow Teeth: Avoiding smoking, coffee and soda helps prevent yellow teeth, or you can get into the habit of drinking those darker beverages through a straw. Drink milk or plain water after eating or drinking something acidic to help reduce the acid's eroding effect. Brushing and flossing also help, and avoiding snacks between meals allows your saliva to dilute the acids in your mouth too. Using over-the-counter whitening agents will also helps. Discolorations are generally responsive to bleaching procedures.
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Hi, My teeth upper layer is yellow in color. When consulted a dentist she suggested that it is because of saline water in the initial days of my life. That should not be a problem. Can you please suggest any remedy to remove the yellow stains?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
You can reduce the yellowness by doing bleaching. Or it can be rectify by Veneer /laminates to teeth Dr. Pratik Shah
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There is a hole in my a tooth. Some times it starts pain when something goes inside. Can you help me.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is a hole in my a tooth. Some times it starts pain when something goes inside.
Can you help me.
Hole in the tooth means you have tooth infection. Healthy tooth never has a hole. So don't waste time and rush to dentist to get it treated as early as possible. Because if you delay it can go more deeper in the tooth and cause pus formation. Now dentist will put some cement into it and stop further infection.
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I have cavity between wisdom tooth n pre molar tooth. I wish to extract it .will it be safe. Or other suggestions.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have cavity between wisdom tooth n pre molar tooth. I wish to extract it .will it be safe. Or other suggestions.
Hello, you need to visit a dentist and get an x-ray done. If the tooth can be saved, get the treatment done. If not then you will have to get it removed.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Latur
Implant supported hybrid prosthesis.

Braces treatment mein teeth kitne time main align(equal or balanced)ho jate hai ?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
It depends...agar jayada irregular hai to upto 2 yrs otherwise 6 months se Le kar 1.5yrs...depending upon irregularities. .show me your tooth picture and I will let you know more..
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I am 20 years old man. I have developed a mouth ulcer which is constantly troubling me for days now. I have tried some home remedies too, but found to be of no use. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 20 years old man. I have developed a mouth ulcer which is constantly troubling me for days now. I have tried som...
U may take a cap BNC DAILY, SUCK ON TAB BIFILAC Twice daily , local application of metrogyl gel,add fire to ur diet green veg n banana r good source, u may take isabagol husk two table spoon heap full at night , plenty of water . Stay away from stress n hurry , ladies normally during periods have more such problem
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Sir I am 47 years old but last 6 months I am suffering with dental infection the teeths are slightly moving. On the lunch time I got heavy pain please give me some treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Hi sir, you would be suffering from generalized periodontitis which is the inflammatory diseases affecting the tissues that surround and support the teeth. It involves progressive loss of the bone around the teeth, and if left untreated, can lead to the loosening and subsequent loss of teeth. So, get scaling & root planing done first. If you are a diabetic, check your blood glucose levels and keep it under control (since diabetics are more prone for periodontitis). You might need surgical procedures if the condition is very severe. But, initially get scaling & root planing done.
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Hi Doctor, My mother is suffering from toothache, and could resist the pain, please suggest good tablets which cures her tooth ache.

BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
Hi Doctor,
My mother is suffering from toothache, and could resist the pain, please suggest good tablets which cures ...
The permanent cure for a tooth ache is to visit a Dentist. Medicines are temporary cure. Moreover prior to give any medicine we need to know the Medical History of the patient like allergies and all then accordingly we can give any painkillers and antibiotics.
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I get a sound of click at the end of my right jaw when I move it, there is no pain in it but it's happening from few years, please give some remedies for this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I get a sound of click at the end of my right jaw when I move it, there is no pain in it but it's happening from few ...
Usually, a popping noise in your temporomandibular joint isn’t anything to worry about if it’s not causing you any problems. If it does start to cause problems, there are many invasive treatments that you can try.
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Sir. My teeth are yellowish suggest me perfect product for whitening. Or if I will clean it by the dentist how much it cost.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Sir. My teeth are yellowish suggest me perfect product for whitening. Or if I will clean it by the dentist how much i...
First of all quit smoking if ur addicted..quit chewing tobacco..dont drink much tea and coffee..brush atlst 3 times..brush with revolving Brussels.. At night brush with baking soda and rinse ur mouth with lemon water..rinse ur mouth every time after u take food...use whitening toothpaste...
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I have a question. I have cavities six of them precise. Got filled all of them with composite filling .Now I am in depression thinking I will lose my teeth everyday. And what will be next step if the composite filling end its life time?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
U would definitly lose your carious tooth if would not get them filled. Restorations are done to save the tooth not lose them dear. Dnt worry it will be there for many years. Thank you
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I am 23 old man. I have a problem of mouth ulcer from 3 years. Pls give suggestions to cure and prevention.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 23 old man. I have a problem of mouth ulcer from 3 years. Pls give suggestions to cure and prevention.
Dear lybrate-user, first please avoid bad habit like chewing tobacco products if you have. If your problem recurr within certain interval please visit a oral pathologist. You may need thorough checkup and treatment.
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