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Dr. Shruti Balagopal

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shruti Balagopal Dentist, Chennai
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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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Hi I want to know about adenoid hypertrophy I have six year old kid he has mouth breathing problem as per ex ray examin and local doctor consult suggested to me operate that but as we know in large adenoid automatically remove after teen age apart from mouth breathing kid don' t have any other problem so please suggest we operate that or wait for teenage once that automatically resolved Thanks in advance

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Porbandar
Adenoids if causing trouble then are suppose to be removed before 10 yrs of age. Which u will be advised by ENT surgeon. And once u get operated u shud visit an orthodontist for correcting mouth breathing with simple removable appliances and then braces if required after 12 yrs of age.
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Hi what is the remedy for sensitive tooth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist,
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what is the remedy for sensitive tooth?
U need to use a desensitizing toothpaste in a particular way. Please consult me privately for further assistance.
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I have gap between teeth. What to do? Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I have gap between teeth. What to do? Please advise.
We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) 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. 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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Am 48 years old and the lower part of my front portion of teeth becomes black , how could I make it white ?

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Am 48 years old and the lower part of my front portion of teeth becomes black , how could I make it white ?
Hello , your front tooth has turned black.this shows you had some trauma in the teeth some years ago. and now it has become non vital. you need to have RCT of teeth and then place a crown over it. This will help you to improve the esthetic of your teeth
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My name is. Prem Singh I have some dentals problem like gum bleeding dirty smells what I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My name is. Prem Singh I have some dentals problem like gum bleeding dirty smells what I do.
Homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine plantago q/hammemelis q (dr reckeweg) mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months hekla lava tooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night before sleep note-use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth.
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I am 40 years old I have gaps among teeth and pains also what can I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I am 40 years old I have gaps among teeth and pains also what can I do?
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& braces. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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 have teeth pain for 5-6 days, It's very difficult to clean my tooth also. What should I do?

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), PG in Laser Dentistry, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have teeth pain for 5-6 days, It's very difficult to clean my tooth also. What should I do?
Hi, most common reason for toothache is decay in tooth. It can be senstivity to cold also. You need to visit a dentist for oral examination and find out the cause of toothache. For temporary relief you can take analgesics. Visit a dentist for permanemt treatment.
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When I wake up in the morning my mouth is very dry,may i request to inform me reason & remedy,( Age 72 years).

Hi Sir Dry mouth can be caused as a side effect of many medicines or other infections. Also during night time since the mouth is closed there is even less secretion of saliva hence causing dry mouth. Remedy is that you try to sip water & other liquids at short intervals. Also maintain proper brushing esp before going to bed is important. You can also chew sugarless gums to increase the flow of saliva.
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I have problem in my one teeth. My one teeth fully damage. Soo what should I do?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have  problem in my one teeth. My one teeth fully damage. Soo what should I do?
Fully damage is little confusing term when used for tooth by a non medico person. You consult a dentist there and get one radiograph done. That will help the doctor to decide about the treatment plan.
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Hi, I have acidity and red boils is seen on regular basis in mouth. What should i do?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, I have acidity and red boils is seen on regular basis in mouth. What should i do?
These red boils may be due to oily food which may lead to acid reflux. This reflux may cause the acid vapours to irritate your throat and mouth. To overcome this be relaxed, eat healthy food in time regularly.
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How to remove yellow stain from teeth?

BDS
Dentist,
How to remove yellow stain from teeth?
You have to go for ultrasonic cleaning from a dentist and if required you can go for a teeth bleaching also.
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I often get mouth ulcers. Its very painful can't able to eat anything n so m irritated really wanna get rid of it. Pls help.

BDS
Dentist, Patna
I often get mouth ulcers. Its very painful can't able to eat anything n so m irritated really wanna get rid of it. Pl...
Ulcers in the mouth may result from irregular sleep and diet habits. Malnutrition also is a cause. Genetic factors also contribute which result in cycles of ulcers round the year. Eat balanced diet. Take any vitamin supplements for a month. Gargle your mouth with warm salt water whenever you have ulcers.
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I m 20 years old. I hav a problem of gum bleeding. I hav done scaling now what should I do for healthy teeth.

BDS
Dentist,
I m 20 years old. I hav a problem of gum bleeding. I hav done scaling now what should I do for healthy teeth.
healthy teeth and gums depend on several things.. like oral hygiene, food habits, etc.brush twice a day with good quality toothpaste and toothbrush.eat balanced food..regular dental checkup..
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I am suffering from dental problem. An extra tooth becoming my problem which I saw suddenly started growing at the end of my teeth n gum and thats why the tooth before that started isolated from gum and blood is coming from there. How can I recover my gum n stop blood?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from dental problem. An extra tooth becoming my problem which I saw suddenly started growing at the en...
- 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 floslybrate-usereyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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How can I make my teeth whiter?

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
How can I make my teeth whiter?
Hello thanks for the query natural tooth colour ranges from yellowish white to grayish white. Deposits on the tooth surface like plaque and tartar makes the tooth look yellowish. If it's because of deposits than you have to undergo scaling (teethcleaning) if it's natural than you have to undergo chemical teeth whitening (bleaching) thank you
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My baby is 1.6 years old. Now half of teeth grown. At what period can I teach her to brush.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My baby is 1.6 years old. Now half of teeth grown. At what period can I teach her to brush.
Wait till all her teeth have erupted. Maximum time it will take is by 3 years of age. Between 2-3 years of age all her milk teeth would have erupted. Then you can teach her to brush teeth.
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Hi. Yesterday I met with an accident. My front teeth has broken & I have only half teeth thr. It s possible to make my teeth gud as before?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi. Yesterday I met with an accident. My front teeth has broken & I have only half teeth thr. It s possible to make m...
In short the answer to your question is yes. A half broken tooth can be restored to look like normal in many ways depending upon the damage which has been caused to the tooth and the pulp tissue inside the tooth (nerve as we normally call it.) you may need a root canal treatment if the tooth is broken near the pulp tissue and then the tooth can be restored to look like normal with a tooth coloured composite resin filling or a veneer or a crown as the level of damage may be. You need to visit a dentist at the earliest and get a thorough clinical and radiological examination of the said tooth and discuss the treatment options.
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My teeth are becaming week. What can I do for my teeth so that my teeth become strong?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My teeth are becaming week. What can I do for my teeth so that my teeth become strong?
For healthier teeth you should follow some routines. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush. Rinse your mouth after each meal. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction. Avoid sticky and sweetened food and tobacco products. Alcohol and smoking. Visit a dentist regularly every 6 months.
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My mother fell and cracked a vertebrae. She has osteoporosis. She was given a brace but it doesn't seem to be helping. Is there any treatment for this?

MBBS, MS, DNB, FNB (SPINE SURGERY)
Orthopedist, Chennai
My mother fell and cracked a vertebrae. She has osteoporosis. She was given a brace but it doesn't seem to be helping...
Osteoporotic vertebral fractures usually become painless by 4 to 6 weeks as the fracture heals. Medicines, rest and brace are initial treatment. Sometimes the fracture doesn't heal well and pain persists. Vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty are the procedures usually done in such situation for pain relief. They are minimally invasive as bone cement is injected into the fractured vertebra through a needle. These procedures give immediate pain relief. You must see a spine surgeon to see if it is suitable for her. Medical treatment for osteoporosis should go on at the same time.
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Hello m from rajasthan and 20 years old male. My teeth is yellow and bad because of water. I want clean and white teeth. If any solution please tell me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello m from rajasthan and 20 years old male. My teeth is yellow and bad because of water. I want clean and white tee...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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