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Dr. Sooriya Prakas

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Sooriya Prakas is a popular Dentist in Royapettah, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Sooriya Prakas at Adarsh Dental Clinic Chennai in Royapettah, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sooriya Prakas on Lybrate.com.

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Hello Doctor, Iam Kaviya, age 22, working. There are gaps between two teeth of upper row. Should I consult doctor and wear braces? Or any other treatment? The gaps are not so big so how long should I wear it. Kindly explain.

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Hello Doctor, Iam Kaviya, age 22, working. There are gaps between two teeth of upper row. Should I consult doctor and...
Orthodontic braces is ideal for your age. Every type of teeth gap will be closed by it. You may need 12-18 months to complete your treatment.

How to get fill Cavity in my teeth ?

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Teeth filling is done by dental surgeon ,consult your dental surgeon ,he will examine you if cavities are deep in that case x ray may also be required .Therefore get proper assessment how deep the cavities and get them filled.

I am 34 yrs old male. I have Adenoid disorders from last 3 months. Please help me.

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Hi the best solution for adenoids is to surgically remove them. However if you want to avoid undergoing the knife, the best kind of treatment for you will be homeopathic. Homeopathic medicines will not only decrease the size of adenoids but also prevent the recurrence.

I am 21. I have a salivation problem at night when I am sleeping. Because of this my pillow usually gets wet. It is excess production of saliva in my mouth. Please suggest something because I am facing this problem for a long time.

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1 sleep on your back. Side-sleepers are more prone to drooling during the night simply because gravity is causing the mouth to open and allowing drool to pool on your pillow. Try sleeping on your back and tucking yourself in so that you do not shift around during the night. 2 prop your head up. If you can't sleep without laying on your side, trying propping yourself in a more vertical position to encourage your mouth to close and create a better air flow. 3 breathe through your nose, not your mouth. The main reason that people drool is that their nasal sinuses are clogged. As a result, they end up breathing through their mouth and drooling in the process. Try applying sinus-clearing products like vick's vaporub and tiger balm directly under your nose to loosen clogged nostrils. Step 3 smell essential oils such as eucalyptus and rose before going to bed to clear sinuses and soothe yourself to sleep. Take a hot, steamy shower before bed to allow the pure vapors to cleanse your sinuses 4 treat sinus infections and allergies as soon as they surface. Untreated conditions can cause postnasal drip and excess saliva while you sleep. 5 find out if any of your current medications cause excess saliva production. Excess saliva can be a symptom of many different medications. Read the warning label and ask your doctor about potential side effects of your medications.

My teeth's are looking yellow in color .I used to brush daily twice in a day. But still colour is yellow. What will I do have my teeth's to get white strong teeth?

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My teeth's are looking yellow in color .I used to brush daily twice in a day. But still colour is yellow. What will I...
Hi lybrate-user, treatment plan to make your teeth white goes as follows: visit the dentist, who will first do clean up of your teeth this will remove all the extrinsic stains and deposits present on the teeth & reveal the original colour of your teeth. After that if you want more brighter teeth you can undergo teeth whitening or bleaching treatment for further enhancement of shade. Your dentist will be best judge to decide whether home bleaching or in office bleaching will provide you with the desired results. You can try some commercially available whitening toothpastes after bleaching to maintain the effect for bit longer time. Whitening toothpastes can also be used without bleaching treatment for very minor yellowish discolouration but cannot give you satisfactory results in more complex situations.

How do I change my teeth in to white colour.

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Hi, you need to quit habit like tobacco chewing or smoking if any. Then visit your dentist and get cleaning and bleaching done to make your teeth white.

Please suggest me analgesic tablet for a child age 8-9 years reason- tooth impact.

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Please suggest me analgesic tablet for a child age 8-9 years
reason- tooth impact.
T. Ibu kid 6 tab, 2 times one in the morning & 1 at night for 3 days after meal or syrup ibugesic plus, 1bottle, 1 teaspoon 2 times one teaspoon in the morning & 1 at night for 3 days after meal. 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.

I am 30years old, and my teeth become worse, and bad smell comes out, sometimes, gum, swelled up, what I have to do?

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I am 30years old, and my teeth become worse, and bad smell comes out, sometimes, gum, swelled up, what I have to do?
You are suffering from gum disease. Go for professional scaling and polishing of teeth n maintain the same with proper oral hygiene habits. Start using a mouthwash. It will be helpful.

My gums swell and bleed while brushing. Sometimes a little blood oozes out, even when there is no swelling. Are there any home remedies.

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My gums swell and bleed while brushing. Sometimes a little blood oozes out, even when there is no swelling. Are there...
Go for scaling and polishing along with vit c supplement. Use soft bristle brush and warm saline rinses daily twice. It will surely improve your gum health.

Importance of Teeth

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The cause of indigestion could be absence of healthy teeth!

Get yourself checked.
Importance of Teeth

My teeth is break. So I make e-plant on my teeth. So please give me the advise.

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Implants have some advantages over removable dentures. Because removable dentures are not permanently fixed in place, they can move around when you eat and speak. Additionally, over time the bone that supports the denture changes and shrinks, making it increasingly difficult to support a denture comfortably. Implants also have some advantages over fixed bridges, especially when the teeth adjacent to the missing tooth or teeth are healthy. In order to create a fixed bridge, your dentist must usually place crowns on these adjacent teeth? as they are the support for the replacement tooth or teeth. If these teeth are free from decay and existing restorations, you may prefer to leave them in their natural state, rather than alter them to hold the necessary supporting restorations. Implants replace the missing tooth or teeth while leaving all adjacent teeth unaltered. Every case is different so discuss online or have consultation in person to know more.

I have yellow teeth and the gums have lost some how to make the yellow teeth to white and regain of gums is there any tooth paste for it please kindly notify me.

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I have yellow teeth and the gums have lost some how to make the yellow teeth to white and regain of gums is there any...
Dear Mr. Nikhil, Please consult a Gum Specialist (Periodontist) You most likely have advanced gum disease with gum recession (loss) and yellow deposits called Calculus (Tartar). Kindly see a specialist, he will perform scaling and assess the gums for further procedures if required.

There is no gap between my teeth. But still it getting protruded i felt .Wen i consulted dentist the told me ,my gum bone is growing .Is there any way to treat it without a surgery?

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There is nothing like gum bone growing. May be your wisdom tooth erupting. Sometime eruption of wisdom tooth cause protrusion of tooth. Consult any good and qualified dentist.

My teeth always remains yelloish in color and sometines it start paining and suddenly stops. What can i do to solve this problem?

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Yellow color teeth can be treated with zoom teeth whitening procedure by ur dental expert. Their cud be many reasons for pain pls elaborate site of pain typ of pain duration of pain visit ur dentist for better diagnosis of the problem n its treatment

I seen lot of people's gums getting pulled up thus exposing the roots of the teeth. How to get the gums back on to the teeth?

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I seen lot of people's gums getting pulled up thus exposing the roots of the teeth. How to get the gums back on to th...
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 & advancement procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. 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.

How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

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Mouth breathing in children is very common and while a kid with open mouth might seem cute, it is not always the case. The parents need to be made aware that a child breathing through the mouth all the time is not normal and it is high time they find a way to manage it.

A little understanding of the effects of the mouth breathing habit on the child's health in general and oral health in particular can be an eye-opener for the parent. For an educated person, there are obvious symptoms, which indicate that the child is a mouth-breather.

These symptoms include:

1. Dryness of the lips
2. Crowding of the front teeth
3. Snoring
4. Sleeping with the mouth open
5. Recurrent infections of the airways including sinusitis and middle ear infections
6. Bad breath

Common causes include:

1. Chronic nasal obstruction/congestion because of which the child is not able to get enough oxygen through the nose.
2. Enlarged tonsils or adenoids
3. Thumb or finger-sucking habit
4. Recurrent respiratory infections

Effects of mouth breathing on oral health

Mouth breathing may seem like a harmless habit, but has serious effects on the oral and dental health of the child. Some of them are discussed below.

1. Dry mouth: A constantly open mouth can lead to drying up of the saliva. This in turn leads to reduced effects of saliva including the flushing effect on the bacteria and the food deposits. This leads to increased chances of tooth decay and gum diseases.

2. Tooth decay: With reduced saliva, the pH remains acidic for a longer period of time, leading to increased chances of tooth decay.

3. Gum diseases: Reduced amounts of saliva also leads to increased gum disease and periodontal disease as the bacteria are not removed and have a conducive environment to act upon.

4. Facial development: A mouth breathing child maintains a different posture than a nose breather. This leads to a narrow and long face, flattened nose, smaller nostrils, reduced facial tone, thin upper lip, pouty upper lip, and a small lower jaw.

5. Speech: An open mouth causes the tongue to thrust into the palate when talking. This leads to altered pronunciation of some sounds; especially and can cause lisping.

6. Braces: Mouth breathing causes multiple challenges including prolonged treatment period, inability to close the gaps, reduced stability of the realigned teeth, and increased chances of relapse. The added complication of increased gum disease and tooth decay makes it worse. The habit needs to be corrected first before going in for braces.

If that sounds like a long list, they are not all inclusive. Early intervention in the habit can correct and negate all these effects. Talk to your dentist to know how to help your mouth breathing child.
How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

I hv got my filling done .right tooth but after sum days it was paining Dr. has done smoothing again .it's being 10 days. .after medication also the tooth is painful .white filling done .now what to do?

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I hv got my filling done .right tooth but after sum days it was paining Dr. has done smoothing again .it's being 10 d...
filling can be high or the cavity was very deep that did not warrent direct filling. ask for an X ray and check for any pulpal involvement if it pains only on biting ask doctor to releieve it

How do I stopped bleeding in my teeth?

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How do I stopped bleeding in my teeth?
We need more investigations with clinical examination 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. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. 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.

She is not able to eat spicy food, though she can eat and drink hot and cold beverages and food. Her teeth are NOT sensitive towards sensation. She has shown it to many dentists and some of them said that due to her pointed teeth, there are cuts in the inner part of the cheeks and that is the reason why she is not able to eat spicy food. All the prescriptions given by the dentists have been followed by her but there has been no relief till now. She has even changed the toothpaste and has also changed the toothbrush. Please guide me what to do now.

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She is not able to eat spicy food, though she can eat and drink hot and cold beverages and food. Her teeth are NOT se...
Dear, you said she is unable to eat spicy food and her skin in mouth is sensitive to spicy food and her teeth are not sensitive. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup. Advise her to be well hydrated and use hydrogen per oxide for gargles and take tab b complex one in a day for a week. Apply boro glycerin mouth paint treatment to keep mouth healthy and free from ulceration is to have smooth teeth and cleaning and polishing. She can use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day.

Sir, i am feeling numbness in one side of my lower lip from nearly one year. Its started when I had a tooth infection. I am also feeling a small lump like thing on pressing it. Please tell me what it might be? thanking you sir.

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Please go to the doctor as fast as you can it looks like osteomyelitis which is bone destruction don't waste your time please consult me in private if you have any doubts.
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