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Dr. Shruti Balagopal

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Dr. Shruti Balagopal is a popular Dentist in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. You can visit her at Root Canal Centre in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shruti Balagopal on Lybrate.com.

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I have problem in my teeth, there are extra growing teeth, and it's give me lots of pain what I can do?(sorry for my English)

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have problem in my teeth, there are extra growing teeth, and it's give me lots of pain what I can do?(sorry for my ...
If wisdom tooth is growing consult a maxillofacial surgeon if not in correct direction it may have to be removed
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Hello Sir/Madam I am suffering from Hair loss for 2 years what should I do for it. And Also my teeth are not strong. Give me some suggestions. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Hello Sir/Madam
I am suffering from Hair loss for 2 years what should I do for it.
And Also my teeth are not strong. ...
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I'm suffering from teeth pain. Its too pain full. What can I do for this? Im takes lots of pain killer for pain. Is it too much bad for me? Or its ok?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I'm suffering from teeth pain. Its too pain full. What can I do for this?
Im takes lots of pain killer for pain. Is i...
If cavity get it filled by a dentist u may require rct n cap excessive use of pain killers may cause stomoch, lever, kidneys damage
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BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Hormonal changes in women increase senitivity and may also lead to the occurance of gingivitis.

I am 21 year. Every time smell is coming from my mouth. How to prevent and stop this permanently. Tell me something. Is it internal problem or something else.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 21 year. Every time smell is coming from my mouth. How to prevent and stop this permanently. Tell me something. ...
80% of bad breath comes from an oral source. For instance, cavities or gum disease can lead to bad breath, as can tonsils that have trapped food particles; cracked fillings, and less-than-clean dentures. Several internal medical conditions also can cause your breath to go downhill fast. They include diabetes, liver disease, respiratory tract infections, and chronic bronchitis. You'll want to see your doctor to rule out things like acid reflux, postnasal drip, and other causes of chronic dry mouth (xerostomia)..Good oral hygiene also is key to fighting bad breath. Ideally, you should brush and floss after every meal to help reduce the odor-causing bacteria in your mouth. While a regular toothbrush works just as well if you use it as recommended, An electric toothbrush is also available in the market
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I have issue with teeth always paining and blooding at the time of brush, What to do?

MDS
Dentist, Wardha
I have issue with teeth always paining and blooding at the time of brush, What to do?
Bleeding from gums during brushing is caused by debris near the gums that cause gum sweeling. It also causes pain and sensitivity. You may require tooth cleaning (scaling) to be done. Consult your dentist.
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How Acidic Foods Affect Your Teeth

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How Acidic Foods Affect Your Teeth

We all got together to indulge into our favourite foods this holiday season, where platter overflowed with sweet, spicy and acidic foods. However, when it comes to teeth, sugar isn’t the only culprit that cause tooth decay. High levels of acid in everyday foods and drinks are equally harmful. Lemons to wine, high-acid foods and drinks erode your teeth, causing decay, sensitivity and discoloration. But that doesn’t mean you have to strike all acidic foods and drinks from your diet. The way you consume these items can lessen their damage on your teeth.

Tooth erosion:

It is a type of tooth wear where, the protective surface of your teeth or the enamel wears away exposing the underlying material, called dentin. This leaves your tooth vulnerable to tartar, plaque and bacteria, which cause decay.

Causes of tooth erosion:

Calcium is a key ingredient in building strong teeth. Unfortunately, exposing your teeth to acid can leach calcium from your enamel, causing this protective surface to break down. Foods which have Ph. below 5.0 to 5.7 are acidic. This acid can come from many sources, including the following:

· Carbonated drinks. All soft drinks, including “diet” options, contain high levels of acid that can easily dissolve your enamel.

· Wine. Whether you choose red, white or rosé, drinking wine will soften your enamel.

· Pickles. Which are traditionally seen in an Indian platter

· Fruit juice. The most acidic options include lemon, cranberry, orange and apple.

· Citric fruits. Snacking or sucking on lemons, oranges and limes can wear down your teeth.

· Candy. No sugary sweets are good for your teeth, but you should pay extra attention to avoid sour gummies and candies.

· Sugar. Even though sugar itself does not contain high levels of acidity, it promotes the growth of acid-creating bacteria in your mouth, creating an acidic environment.

· Stomach acid. Vomiting and reflux also can cause serious tooth damage when stomach acid comes into contact with your teeth. If you suffer from an eating disorder, acid reflux or a related condition, seek professional help.

Signs of tooth erosion

Acid wear may lead to serious dental problems. It is important to notice the signs of tooth erosion in its early stages (sensitivity and discoloration) before more severe damage occur, such as cracks, pain and decay.

· Sensitivity. As your teeth’s protective enamel wears away, you may feel a twinge of pain when you consume hot, cold or sweet food and drink. As more enamel is worn away, teeth become increasingly sensitive.

· Discoloration. Teeth can become increasingly yellow as the thinning enamel layer exposes the underlying dentin.

· Rounded teeth. Your teeth may have a rounded or “sand-blasted” look.

· Sharp edges. You might notice thinning of teeth with sharp edges which might cut your tongue and cheeks.

· Transparency. Your front teeth may appear slightly translucent near the edges.

· Cracks. Small cracks and roughness may appear at the edges of teeth.

· Cupping. Small dents may appear on the chewing surface of the teeth, and fillings may appear to be rising up out of the tooth.

What you can do to prevent tooth erosion

Follow these tips to reduce the effects of acid on your teeth.

· Eating higher pH. Food alongside. This helps in lowering the acidity. Includes food like nuts, cheese, oatmeal, mangoes, melons, banana, apples, eggs, vegetables, brown rice and whole grains.

· Eat with meals. Instead of snacking throughout the day, save acidic foods for mealtimes. This will reduce their contact with your teeth and help neutralize the acid by eating it with other foods.

· Wash down with water. Sip water alongside or after the acidic food or drink to wash it out of your mouth.

· Use a straw. While having acidic beverages, reduce their contact with your teeth by using a straw and finishing the drink quickly, instead of sipping over a long period of time.

· Say no to bubbles. Swap out carbonated drinks with water, milk or tea.

· Wait before brushing. Acid softens your enamel, so brushing immediately after eating or drinking high-acid foods or drinks can actually cause damage. Wait at least half an hour and then start brushing. In the meantime, you can always rinse your mouth with tap water.

· Quit smoking. Studies have showed that smokers are more prone to acidity leading to acid reflux and teeth erosion

· Professional help. See your dentist twice a year for dental cleaning and oral screening.

· Sugar free gums. Chewing on sugar free gums increase the saliva flow which, neutralise the acid and help the teeth to stay strong.

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After tooth brushed also generate a bad smell in my mouth. I am using pepsodent paste. In my teeth is changed to yellow colour what should I do for this problem.

OOOMC FLORIDA, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
After tooth brushed also generate a bad smell in my mouth. I am using pepsodent paste. In my teeth is changed to yell...
Rinse your mouth with hot water plus salt mixture 2-3 times a day. Drink nimboo pani everyday. Use dabur red toothpaste.
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I am 20 years old boy I have some white spots inside my mouth behind the lips and it creates problem during eating, infect it burns there.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 20 years old boy I have some white spots inside my mouth behind the lips and it creates problem during eating, i...
White spots as such is not a clue to diagnose the problem. You need to visit a dentist near you for the same. After diagnosis we cannplan for the treatment. You can start taking multivitamins till then.
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My all teeth have started reacting on sourness when I eat little bit of sourness taste. Can anyone advise ?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Use thermoseal paste and go for complete oral prophylaxis and xray.If pulp is exposed then u might need rct.
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Dental Health Tip

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental Health Tip

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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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Get your oral cavity checked by the proffesional once in a year.

Hello Doctors, From past 4 days, I have severe wisdom tooth pain. Which looks like only half is grown and flesh is blocking it. It is paining like hell and please let me know what I need to do to get raid of this pain. Thanks for your help.

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello Doctors,
From past 4 days, I have severe wisdom tooth pain. Which looks like only half is grown and flesh is bl...
Dear Lybrate user, you seem to be suffereing from a painful and irritable tooth condition known as "Pericoronitis" which implies the inflammation of the soft tissue cover around a partially erupted crown of a tooth (wisdom tooth/third molar). It would be prudent for you to get the tooth extracted under able supervision of an expert General Dentist or a more specialized Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. The doctor would require an X-Ray (called an Intra-Oral Peri-Apical Radiograph or may be an OPG) before deciding on the fate of the tooth. You should not delay the treatment and plan to get the tooth extracted soon after the initial infection and inflammation, considerably subside. Meanwhile do some lukewarm-saltwater mouth rinses 3-4 times/day and eat a soft and non-spicy diet. Be well!
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I faced with several injury on a upper limp of mouth! My skin bulged? Do you have any remedy for my problem?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir please visit a dentist. You need an examination of the area. If there is no cut or other injury and just swelling then most probably it will become alright with medication.
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Respected Sir/Ma" am I am facing the problem of frequent mouth ulcers since one year. However I tried all home as well as all I pet him remedies, still could not get through. What should I do to eradicate it from the root?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Respected Sir/Ma" am
I am facing the problem of frequent mouth ulcers since one year. However I tried all home as wel...
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, 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. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
While undergoing orthodontic treatment always remember to use a mouthwash after every meal.
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BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Prevent bad breath by brushing twice a day & cleaning the back of your tongue as well.
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Dental Health Tip

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Dental Health Tip

Hormonal changes in women increase senitivity and may also lead to the occurance of gingivitis.

I am having mouth ulcer very severe, its keeps coming often , would like to know if there is any gel which I can apply, I have been using dologel and dentogel , but that only numbs the surface for some time. Please tel me a gel which can be used and which is more effective and very good.

Post Graduate Diploma in Echocardiography, Mbbs
General Physician, Ernakulam
Dearlybrater if it is in the very beginning. Apply rabigen. If developed. Apply kenocort oral paste.
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