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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 26 year old, I have pyaria problem. Most of the times my gums bleeding. Also my teeth color is also gone yellow. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 26 year old, I have pyaria problem. Most of the times my gums bleeding. Also my teeth color is also gone yellow....
few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth.
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I have this mouth ulcers problem every month I suffer with dat problem can you please suggest me how can I avoid getting them?

MD - Medicine, Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician, Malda
Unfortunately there is still no clear cut reason established for recurrent mouth ulcers. It can be due to nutrition deficiency, poor oral hygiene, bad dental condition, hormonal or genetic. All you need to do is to maintain proper oral hygiene and take nutritious foos with antioxidant property like fruits and green leafy vegetables. You can use ointment kenacort for relief during ulcer eruption.
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I am 38 years old and 20 days back I got braces on my teeth. Now from last 4-5 days I am noticing brown spots on my teeth and even my teeth look yellow then before. I have gum problem called periodontal and after orthodontics a flap surgery is suggested by the dentist.

Certified BPS Dentist
Dentist, Trivandrum
I am 38 years old and 20 days back I got braces on my teeth. Now from last 4-5 days I am noticing brown spots on my t...
First thing your brushing was improper that is why yellow color spots came on teeth. Next is if you had this problem before braces that should have been treated before starting with braces and proper scaling has to be done before braces.
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Hello sir good after noon. Respected sir my mouth in pustulation in every month and that is sea up in approx eight days please solve problem and informing me thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 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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G Can not able to anything because of my teeth problem I am using so many tablets since few months but can not able to control my pain what I must do.

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
G Can not able to anything because of my teeth problem I am using so many tablets since few months but can not able t...
your tooth is severely infected.you have to go for root canal treatment of your tooth.search lybrate for dentist nearby
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I have constipation most of the time because of that I got mouth ulcers. Every month I suffered from mouth blisters. Please suggest me helpful medicines. Or what else I can do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have constipation most of the time because of that I got mouth ulcers. Every month I suffered from mouth blisters.
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Mouth ulcers are usually due to vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Other causes are tonsils, trauma from teeth, dry mouth, tonsillitis, stress, change in lifestyle, allergies to certain foods and medication, smoking and tobacco chewing, consumption of spicy n hot foods. Start some vitamin supplements. Apply local anaesthetic ointment like dologel. Eat healthy and balanced diet. include more green leafy vegetables, raw vegetables n fruits. Increase your water intake. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely.
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My lower jaw second molar inside part enamel part is broken and now it's feels sensitivity when I eat hot, sour and cold.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
My lower jaw second molar inside part enamel part is broken and now it's feels sensitivity when I eat hot, sour and c...
Go for proper consultation and diagnosis and accordingly go for treatment. If required than you should go for capping your broken teeth.
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My whole front teeth are crooked so can it be replaced by some new teeth and I don't want braces as it is for many years my age is 17.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
My whole front teeth are crooked so can it be replaced by some new teeth and I don't want braces as it is for many ye...
You can go for invasalign which are invisible braces. Or else get a cosmetic treatment where the doc would trim your crooked teeth n take the impression and get a new set of crowns which would be permanently fixed. I would suggest at this young an age you go in for ceramic braces or invasalign ones.
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When I sleep after some time my mouth full of spit and I have to spit. After spitting again my mouth full of spit. What is it. And what is solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
When I sleep after some time my mouth full of spit and I have to spit. After spitting again my mouth full of spit. Wh...
It is due to secretion from the salivary glands and is considered to be normal and when you are awake you swallow it but at night it comes out because you don't swallow it.
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Since last 2/3 months I Am observing that during my sleep the lower part of my jaw becomes loose and tends to going downwards. Whenever I wake up and feel this again I am consciously taking it to his original place. But during sleep always it is falling downwards. What can be the probable cause. What care should I take for this?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Since last 2/3 months I Am observing that during my sleep the lower part of my jaw becomes loose and tends to going d...
Hello Well loosening of jaw is not a bad sign until and unless it harms your jaw alignment or create pain near ears or during opening and closing mouth. Actually it is Normal. It is a relaxing position of mouth when jaw and teeth are not attached to upper teeth and jaw. If you force to join your jaw with upper one then it will affect the muscles. I hope you are satisfied with this answer Regards
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Rajnandgaon
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.
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Which tooth paste a person has to use to get white teeth?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
Which tooth paste a person has to use to get white teeth?
There is no toothpaste which can make you teeth white. For that get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth
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How do I take care for pyorrhoea.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
How do I take care for pyorrhoea.
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 procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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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Helo, sir, can you please help me by giving me a tips of how to whiten up my teeth. Thank you.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Helo, sir, can you please help me by giving me a tips of how to whiten up my teeth. Thank you.
Scaling deals th soft and hard deposits on the teeth. It has nothing to do with colour. Bleaching would the preferred option for whitening.
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Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do at that time I have eaten pain killers but it does not response good. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. 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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Please suggest the Best home remedy for toothache.

BDS
Dentist,
Ice pack can help in tooth ache. But if it is a caries and the pulp is is involved putting clove or clove oil is helpful coz it de vitalise the pulp tissue and pain goes gradually. But these are remedies in situations where you can't visit dentist. You should see your doctor asap.
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Cert. Orthodontics, Cert. Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
Getting a good night sleep before the root canal treatment is the best way to go as it would reduce anxiety and maintain the overall well being.
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I have headache for 1 day. I also have pain in tooth and pain in shoulder and pain in legs. What should I do?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have headache for 1 day. I also have pain in tooth and pain in shoulder and pain in legs. What should I do?
Take painkiller for temporary relief of pain, then consult a dentist asap to know the cause of pain in tooth.
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