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Dr. Shruthi

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shruthi Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Shruthi is a renowned Dentist in Chintadripet, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Kids and Family Dental Care in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shruthi on Lybrate.com.

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I have a ulcer like Tared skin inside my mouth, can somebody suggest me on this. Thank you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a ulcer like Tared skin inside my mouth, can somebody suggest me on this.

Thank you.
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination 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, 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 after every meals. 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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From the last one week I suffered with mouth ulcers on tongue, teeth edges and entire mouth. Due to fever. Unable to take any solid/liquid food from 5 days. Using lot of tabs, gels, mouth wash etc. Even having throat paining. Pls suggest me.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
From the last one week I suffered with mouth ulcers on tongue, teeth edges and entire mouth. Due to fever. Unable to ...
Take multivitamins regularly. avoid spicy food. increase intake of fibrous food and drink plenty of water. keep your stomach fit. reduce stress level
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I am 19 year old male. I have misalignment in lower jaw teeth and I think I also have slight over bite. This makes my face ape like. What are the treatments and how much can it cost?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 19 year old male. I have misalignment in lower jaw teeth and I think I also have slight over bite. This makes my...
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (Model study, Full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist.
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I had got my teeth filled with silver filling 15 years ago. Since last week I am having lot of pain in the teeth. The silver filling is still visible. Kindly help me ease the pain.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I had got my teeth filled with silver filling 15 years ago. Since last week I am having lot of pain in the teeth. The...
Hi, apply plantago q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected tooth/ teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem. Home-remedies: -rub a few drops of clove oil or can even press 2-3 cloves in between the teeth on the affected tooth several times daily until the ache goes away. -rub a few drops on the affected tooth several times daily until the ache goes away. -apply a cool compress to outside of mouth or cheek. -mix 1 tsp of salt in a glass of warm water. Rinse your mouth with saltwater. Swirl it around in your mouth and spit it out. Make sure that you don't swallow. -soak a cotton ball in a mixture of a few drops of garlic clove oil and a small amount of olive oil, and apply the cotton ball to the area of pain.
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There is problem in my teeth. and between my teeth there is a cavity that's why some times it pain a lot and food is also filled into it so how can I resolve it to save my teeth and get the relief for this problem.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is problem in my teeth. and between my teeth there is a cavity that's why some times it pain a lot and food is ...
Any dental cavity needs a filling to prevent total damage. The dentist will take a radiograph and decide if a filling can be done or the tooth needs root canal treatment. Filling closes the gap, so you will not have food lodgement problem too.
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Venerable sir / mam there is problem in my 2 tooth. Past 1.5 I get filled my cavity by a local doctor in my small town. He filled with white cement (used for making teeth). Later 1of my tooth had been uprooted & now another is making probing. Gums around the tooth swelled up. & in filled with yellowish, blood. It pains. & also unstable, I can't eat food from it., please help.

SVD, FRHS, PGDMC, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Venerable sir / mam 
there is problem in my 2 tooth. Past 1.5 I get filled my cavity by a local  doctor  in my small ...
As you said it must be acrylic filling basically it is nothing but plastic, consult me privately, you have to remove these two fillings and then go for tt basically rct.
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Hello Doctor, I am 24 years old. My tongue got white every day and difficult to clean it. What are the reasons for this and how it should be cured.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Oral thrush is a fungal infection which occurs due to dry mouth, uncontrolled diabetes and weak immune system with debilitating disease or patient on corticosteroids. You may need fluconazole & renal safety dosage of amphotericin b (iv drugs to be used only with the advice of oral & maxillofacial surgeons). Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I had an accident on 11 march my mandible got small fracture Doctors Put arch wire and wiring in my mouth and also joined my jaws with rubber bands. It was very painful and I couldn't tolerate so I removed the rubber band self at night. Can everything could be fine .tell me natural method I can't bear it please please please for humanity.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Chennai
I had an accident on 11 march my mandible got small fracture Doctors Put arch wire and wiring in my mouth and also jo...
Hello lybrate-user .It is mandatory that you have to put arch wire for atleast 2-3 weeks to stabilise the tooth. It will be painfull and difficult but final result will be good if you follow the correct protocol. So please follow the instructions. Give rest to jaws, only soft diets for 3 weeks. Thank you.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
The tiny tots must use a toothbrush with a small rounded brush head and soft bristles. It helps in cleaning their milk teeth thoroughly.
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Dry Mouth and Eyes - Complications Associated With It!

Diploma In HIV Medicine, MBBS
Allergist/Immunologist, Surat
Dry Mouth and Eyes - Complications Associated With It!

An immune system disorder distinguished by dry mouth and dry eyes is known as Sjogren’s Syndrome. It can also cause dryness in places that require moisture, such as throat, nose and skin. Sjogren’s syndrome is often linked to other diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus (disease in which the immune system destroys its own tissues and causes inflammations). Sjogren’s syndrome normally affects people over the age of 40, and it mostly affects women.

Symptoms 
Sjogren’s syndrome has mainly two symptoms, and they include:

  1. Dry eyes: You feel like there is sand in your eyes as it burns and itches
  2. Dry mouth: You have difficulty speaking or swallowing

Sometimes, you might experience other symptoms as well, such as:

  1. Joint pain, stiffness and swelling
  2. Inflamed salivary glands
  3. Dry skin or skin rashes
  4. Vaginal dryness
  5. Continuous dry coughs
  6. Sustained fatigue

Causes
The exact cause of Sjogren’s syndrome is not known, but research strongly suggests that the autoimmune disease could be caused by genetic factors; especially if the illness has been found in more than one member of the family. Also, families with members suffering from type I diabetes, lupus and autoimmune thyroid disease can cause one or more members of the family to develop Sjogren’s syndrome.

Complications
The complications of Sjogren’s syndrome include:

  1. Dental cavities: Saliva protects the teeth from harmful bacteria that cause cavities. Since your mouth is dry, you become more susceptible to develop cavities.
  2. Yeast infections: Oral thrush, an oral yeast infection, is likely to develop if you have Sjogren’s syndrome.
  3. Vision problems: Dry eyes can cause corneal ulcers, sensitivity and blurred vision.
  4. Problems in the lungs, liver or kidneys: Inflammations can lead to bronchitis or pneumonia in your lungs; may cause cirrhosis or hepatitis C in your liver; and may lead to kidney malfunctions.
  5. Lymphoma: Some people with Sjogren’s syndrome might develop lymphoma, or lymph node cancer.

Peripheral neuropathy: Another complication of this illness is peripheral neuropathy, which is a tingling, burning and numbness sensation felt in your feet and hands.

Treatment
Sjogren’s syndrome is either treated with drugs, or with surgery. Doctors may prescribe drugs to increase the production of saliva and to treat inflammations. Alternatively, surgery is done to either seal the tear ducts or insert silicon or collagen plugs to close the ducts temporarily. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.

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I am 24 years old. I started chewing tobacco in my school days. But last few months I am not using any tobacco product. Today I found that there were white spots in my gums in corner side. And as I know It can be a symptoms of oral cancer so I would like to know that should I take a checkup for oral cancer. And if yes than what will be the charges.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
I am 24 years old. I started chewing tobacco in my school days. But last few months I am not using any tobacco produc...
Hi lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking help. Well, it may not be oral cancer yet. I would advise that you get this clinically examined by an experienced dentist. If in doubt still, you can always connect with a head and neck oncologist for 2nd opinion. Additionally, please continue with your good habit of staying away from tobacco products. Streamline your diet and lifestyle, and maintain a good oral hygiene. You can take green tea, twice daily. Hope this helps. You can connect for a suitable naturopathic traction should it require anytime. Do take care and all the very best. Sincerely.
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I have a red spot on the enamel of my teeth, is there any problem in my mouth or its a infection?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a red spot on the enamel of my teeth, is there any problem in my mouth or its a infection?
Kindly get yourself checked by dentist. And problem would be assessed and if any treatment required. It would be advised by dentist.
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My teeth became yellow, and weak. I use many home remedy but noon useful. Please tell me what I do for white teeth. Please doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
My teeth became yellow, and weak. I use many home remedy but noon useful. Please tell me what I do for white teeth. P...
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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There is heavy pain in my back teeth. Please suggest me a better pain killer for it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
There is heavy pain in my back teeth. Please suggest me a better pain killer for it.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. As of now you can take T.Afinac plus twice daily after food.
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Does putting a pinch of baking soda in my tooth powder twice a week is harmful, or adding lemon or salt in soda is harmful for removing yellowish color of my teeth, as I cnt go to a dentist for at least 3 months, all I am trying is home remedy.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
Does putting a pinch of baking soda in my tooth powder twice a week is harmful, or adding lemon or salt in soda is ha...
You do not try it in excess or else your tooth enamel get permanent damage. You can use normal toothbrush and colgate white paste for next 3 months. You can wait for dentist visit. Let him do the best for you. THANK you.
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My teeth have suddenly become very sensitive to both hot and cold, but my mouth is otherwise healthy. What could cause this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth have suddenly become very sensitive to both hot and cold, but my mouth is otherwise healthy. What could caus...
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. 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 was having much pain from past of my life. Now whole my teeth are like permanently damaged, is there any way that I can replace all my teeth.

BDS, MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Gurgaon
I was having much pain from past of my life. Now whole my teeth are like permanently damaged, is there any way that I...
You are very young. You should try and preserve them. Difficult to comment without examining them.
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My kid is of 3 years last week enjoyed his BD party, now his new pair of teeth coming out as his gums got swollen n pain n bit feverish how can I rely on home remedies. Since a day on n off pain having less food.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My kid is of 3 years last week enjoyed his BD party, now his new pair of teeth coming out as his gums got swollen n p...
It's a normal physiologic problem which settles on its own if he can do warm salt water gargles it would do good you may use a pain killer.
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My husband has a small black spot in his one of teeth and he is feeling sensitivity from cold water. When he touch his teeth he is feeling pain and cannot eat from that side of mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My husband has a small black spot in his one of teeth and he is feeling sensitivity from cold water. When he touch hi...
Thats a decay you should get. An xray done and get it treated at once may be th decay is very clise to th pulp of th tooth you may require rct if its deep.
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I m narasimha I am suffering from fever at last 4 weeks please and How long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I m narasimha I am suffering from fever at last 4 weeks please and How long after a tooth extraction before eating an...
Aftr one hour of tooth extraction you can have something cold like ice cream & aftr the effect of numbness goes you can eat anything which is cold & soft like curd rice, daliya, khichdi, just avoid taking hot & hard food for one day & aftr one day you can start with your regular diet.
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