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Dr. Sivakumar

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), BDS

Dentist, Chennai

8 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Sivakumar Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), BDS Dentist, Chennai
8 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
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Dr. Sivakumar is one of the best Dentists in Mogappair West, Chennai. He has over 8 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), BDS . He is currently associated with White Pearl Dental Care in Mogappair West, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sivakumar on Lybrate.com.

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Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) - IGNOU - 2013
BDS - Saveetha Dental College Hospital - 2009
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English

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How much will scaling cost?

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), FICOI (Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists-USA), BDS, FAGE
Dentist,
Depends on area & expertise of the Doctor treating. Whether senior Dr treats or his Junior. Cannot standardize rates without seeing the patient
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Dental Care

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Dental Care

Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry primarily involves improving a person's smile and facial appearance. It could involve the teeth, gums, cheeks, lips, or the bite of the patient. Accordingly, a change can be produced in the color, position, size or shape of the teeth, alignment of the teeth, contouring of the smile, etc. The end result is always a better facial appearance and improved confidence level of the patient.

Some common examples of cosmetic dentistry include:

  • Teeth whitening: There are very few people who are happy with the color of their teeth. Everybody wants whiter teeth and therefore go for options like bleaching. This can be done either in the dental office or done at home. A word of caution though - go for teeth whitening only after the consultation with a dentist.
  • Veneers, crowns: Just as the color of the teeth, the shape of the teeth also leaves a lot to be desired for almost everybody. Veneers are applied on the teeth after removing a thin layer of tooth structure. Minor reshaping and contouring of the tooth can also be done, especially to improve appearance in the front teeth.
  • Tooth contouring/shaping: The edges of the teeth can be smoothened by mere shaping or contouring. There is no extra material that is added to the tooth here. In some cases, a thin layer of resin may be bonded to the tooth if required.
  • Bridges: In cases the adjacent teeth shape, size, or color mismatch, then bridges can be done to even out the difference and produce a more corrected appearance.
  • Braces: Braces are a big hit as they help correct misaligned teeth. However, the next step with invisible braces and ceramic braces is another step towards moving away from the traditional metal braces, which itself was not cosmetically received.
  • Onlays and Inlays: Improper tooth shapes can be corrected with parts of the teeth that either replace only a small decayed portion or the entire crown portion to produce a more pleasing effect.
  • Implants: Though fixed bridges do a very good job at replacing lost teeth, implants go to the next level in terms of the aesthetic replacement.
  • Gingivoplasty: In cases where the gums have black spots, are too short, or are too long, the gums can be shaped to provide a better teeth visibility. The gums can also be sculpted to produce a more appealing gum line that shows off the teeth to give a more harmonious smile.
  • Bite correction: In addition to braces, in some cases, bite correction may be required to smoothen out a sharp cusp or reduce the prominence of the canine.

With a number of corrections possible, cosmetic dentistry is here to stay - just as the drive to look good.

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I am suffering from lockjaw since few years. I have habit of of chewing tobacco. I want to cure my mouth from lockjaw in short period. Please help me.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am suffering from lockjaw since few years. I have habit of of chewing tobacco. I want to cure my mouth from lockjaw...
Quit tobacco in all forms. The treatment will take time. There is no short course treatment. If you continue with tobacco you may end up getting oral cancer.
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On the tongue of my aunt's. There have some yellowish spots. She suffers from preppery when she takes food. Plzz suggest what she should do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
On the tongue of my aunt's. There have some yellowish spots. She suffers from preppery when she takes food. Plzz sugg...
first of all you should follow some basic thing 1.avoid=hot and cold at time 2.less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3.dont drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4.avoid late nght sleep
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My mother's have a teeth problem.Actually when she take some heavy weight then blood comes up in side the joint of teeth.Tell me the solution please?

BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Hello, It needs proper medical history and diagnosis to come to a conclusion , you need to visit dentist for it or you contact me. Regards! Dr. Priyanshu Singh
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Teeth sensitivity is an early indicator of dental problem.
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What should I do for my teeth. They are little out of position and I am 21. Can I shift my teeth inside?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What should I do for my teeth. They are little out of position and I am 21. Can I shift my teeth inside?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need braces. You may consult me in person too. 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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I have prolonged bad breath for last 3-4 years. There is no problem in oral hygiene. Then what could be the reason.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have prolonged bad breath for last 3-4 years. There is no problem in oral hygiene. Then what could be the reason.
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently.
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I went to dentist to put braces And he said we have to extract 4 teeth's So any side effects if I remove 4 teeth's.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I went to dentist to put braces
And he said we have to extract 4 teeth's
So any side effects if I remove 4 teeth's.
Dear Lybrate user, sometimes, due to lack of available space for movement of teeth in order to align them, it is necessary to get certain teeth extracted. This decision is made after carefully analyzing your impression models and full mouth xrays. So you need not worry, go ahead with the treatment and enhance your smile.
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I've red dot spots on the roof of the mouth and it is irritating with my throat, ears and inside the nose. Please suggest me a medicine.

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hi Ekam, The commonest cause of the red spots on the roof of the mouth is severe infection in the throat. However it is very necessary to rule out other possibilities for this condition. It will be better if you consult your dentist as some blood tests should ideally be done to find out the reasons for spots.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Latur
Replace your old tooth brush with a new one after every three to four months.
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Sir I am suffering from teeth pain before 3days so tell me about some medicine. Thanks.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Sir I am suffering from teeth pain before 3days so tell me about some medicine. Thanks.
As per your complains and symptoms you may have cavity inside tooth and pulp infection. Get one x-ray done to know about the condition of pulp. It will help to decide whether you need filling or rct.
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I have teeth pain what should I do?

Take medication first go and consult dentist first. Anyway medication is tab clavam 625 mg if you're age is above 13. Another tab zerodol sp for 7 days twice after food.
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My teeth colour is yellow. I use toothpaste daily but no any changes in the colour of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My teeth colour is yellow. I use toothpaste daily but no any changes in the colour of teeth.
Teeth colour at times r mistaken for calculus also therefore u 1st get dental scaling done than whitening treatment
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How to remove bad odour from mouth?

Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), BDS
Dentist,
Scaling brushing twice a day follow the right technique of brushing teeth cleaning your tongue daily after brushing regards.
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My mother age is 55, is suffering from severe pain on one of her backside tooth. Will consult a doctor once the clinic get open. Mean will need info on any medicine to control the pain.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My mother age is 55, is suffering from severe pain on one of her backside tooth. Will consult a doctor once the clini...
start some antibiotics containing amoxicillin along with any painkiller that suits her. apply ice pack on the outer region. do salt water gargle 5-6 times a day.
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Peg laterals, mandibular anterior crowding,and deep bite,lower right premolar rotated. Suggest me best treatment plan. How much time it take?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Asansol
Nice terms u are using just like a dentist. Madam the total treatment time should not exceed 18 moths, for peg shaped lateral we have to do cosmetic build up or crown.
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Mere upper dant me doctor ne cap & ecg bataya h jiski cost 3000rs batai h, kya koi simple treat ment nahi h.

BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Ecg for a tooth. Are you sure. It's actually taken for heart patient not for dental problem 3000 is cheaper. If you need a cheaper treatment the quality of the material will be cheaper go cheaper n get cheaper. Do not blame doctors.
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I am 20yr old (female) my Inside teeth are decayed by cavity. It pains a lot. While eating or drinking. What can I do? It's affecting my gums too. Should I uproot it?

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Delhi
I am 20yr old (female) my Inside teeth are decayed by cavity. It pains a lot. While eating or drinking. What can I do...
No uprooting the natural teeth is not a good option, primary aim should be to save the natural teeth, an intra oral x ray will give an idea regarding the treatment required. Teeth can be saved with a relative good prognosis.
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