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Dr. Sravanthi

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Sravanthi Dentist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Sravanthi is a trusted Dentist in Porur, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Sravanthi personally at Expert Dental Care Porur in Porur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sravanthi on Lybrate.com.

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BDS
Dentist, Bareilly
Use flurodiated toothpaste. Fluoride helps to harden tooth enamel and reduces your risk of decay
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Which one is best filling GIT r silver amalgam for teeth with partial r deep cavities? N in which circumstance one of them suited best.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Which one is best filling GIT r silver amalgam for teeth with partial r deep cavities? N in which circumstance one of...
Silver amalgam is strong filling done for posterior teeth. it is black in colour but has a very good life. GIC is a cement with comparatively shorter life but is white in colour. nowadays silver amalgam filling is not used much as LIGHT CURE COMPOSITE has replaced silver in maximum cases
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I am 25 years old men. I have bleeding problem in my gum and teeth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Jammu
I am 25 years old men. I have bleeding problem in my gum and teeth. What should I do?
Go for scaling and polishing of your teeth, should be done once in 6 months. Many things cause gum bleeding but the most common is gum inflammation which will improve after this for further advise consult a dentist nearby maintain oral hygiene, brush twice for 3 minutes each change your brush every 3 months use dental floss to clean interdental areas. Thanks.
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Crown Sensitivity: Causes and Management

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Jaipur
Crown Sensitivity: Causes and Management

Losing a tooth to infection (decay) or trauma can be a painful experience. Imagine that you are in a dental chair and just got a new tooth or a bridge fitted. It is a joyous experience, almost like a new found lease of life, to be able to eat better and look better. However, even after a few days to a week, you realize that the new crown is just not settling down completely. There is a constant sensitivity that exists and is not allowing you to enjoy the new tooth.  

There are various reasons that the new crown can be sensitive, some of them including:

  1. A high point: On the new crown, there could be small points that do not allow for a bite as earlier. This can lead to sensitivity and minor jaw discomfort. 
  2. Improper fit with exposed dentin: This can happen at the neck area, where the crown is not fitting the tooth, leaving a small part of dentin exposed. This can lead to sensitivity once the crown is fixed in.
  3. Other decayed teeth: If there is a decayed tooth adjacent to the crown, it could be confusing and sometimes difficult to pinpoint the exact area.

If it persists for more than a week, check with your dentist on the following:

  1. Severity of decay: The extent of decay in the first place should be considered, especially if you have had crown as a result of extensive tooth decay. If it was involving a large portion of the dentin, the changes of having sensitivity are high, even after a crown placement.  In these cases, there could be silent abscess, which may never manifest as symptoms, but can cause a gnawing sensitivity issue with each bite.
  2. Area of decay: Root caries and cervical caries are more prone to have sensitivity compared to the crown of the tooth. The enamel layer in these areas is thin and the chances of dentinal involvement is high. The rate at which the decay will reach the pulp and cause pain is also higher.
  3. Type of dental treatment: If extensive metal work is done, the sensitivity might last longer than a week, which is the norm.
  4. Triggering factors: Make a note of what triggers the sensitivity, hot, cold or sweets. 
  5. Management: As mentioned, expect the sensitivity with your new crown to last for up to a week. In some cases, it may be longer, depending on, as noted above, the severity of the original decay, the area, triggers, etc. 

While some cases may be managed with a small trim of the crown, some may need the crown to be re-fitted, and some may even require re-treating the tooth completely.

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How to Avoid Tooth Decay

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
How to Avoid Tooth Decay

Your mouth is the breeding place for various bacteria. These bacteria use the sugar in food and turn them into acids. These acids then react with a tooth, gradually drilling a hole in it, which is infamously known as a tooth cavity. 

You might wonder why exactly this happens. When your teeth are subjected to acid frequently, the repeated acid attacks on the enamel, the enamel starts losing its minerals. The first sign of tooth decay is when a white spot appears on the tooth. This white spot is the area from where the enamel has lost its minerals. If not taken care of from the time this early sign of decay makes an appearance, then the decay just gets more serious and the white spot will turn into a cavity.

Here are some tips to avoid tooth decay altogether:

  1. Use fluoride based toothpaste and mouthwash: Fluoride prevents tooth decay from maturing. It can even reverse or stop tooth decay, which is in its early stage. It also protects the tooth from further decay and replenishes the lost minerals from the enamel and prevents any further loss. It also reduces the acid making ability of the bacteria present in the mouth.
  2. Keep a check on food: Keep a study check on what you are eating. If you eat too much of junk food or food which contains a lot of sugar regularly, then suffering from a tooth decay is inevitable. Try to limit those foods to maybe once or twice a week.
  3. Brush your teeth: Brush your teeth regularly, preferably with fluoride toothpaste. Not only will the fluoride toothpaste protect your teeth, the toothbrush will also take out any food particle stuck between two teeth.  Brush at least twice a day or preferably after every meal and before bed.
  4. Use dental floss: Clean in between your teeth with a dental floss.
  5. Eat cheese: Cheese contains casein which prevents tooth decay or cavity formation.
  6. Visit your dentist regularly: Make sure you visit your dentist regularly to keep your teeth healthy.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Avoid consuming food which might get stuck in your braces especially sticky and chewy food.
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My mother has severe tooth problem. The chewing teeth of her become yellow and she felt problem when chewing food. What should she do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My mother has severe tooth problem. The chewing teeth of her become yellow and she felt problem when chewing food. Wh...
Get your mother's teeth x-rayed. It will show whether she has any cavities or not. It there is cavities, get it filled with or without root canal treatment. If no cavities, than just scaling and polishing will treat the condition.
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Sir my son 8 month old he is starting a teeth so cause in mouth please treatment your advise.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Sir my son 8 month old he is starting a teeth so cause in mouth please treatment your advise.
Cutting teeth is normal physiological happening child may feel irritated, loose stomoch which settles on its own keep the child well hydrated
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I am 20 years male having tooth ache and bad smell from my mouth though I brush twice a day. Pls help.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am 20 years male having tooth ache and bad smell from my mouth though I brush twice a day. Pls help.
Hello lybrate-user, brushing twice daily is very good habit in prevention of future dental problems. The reason for your tooth ache and bad smell can be the same tooth. If your tooth is having cavity, it is the place for food lodgement where it get decomposed. So along with professional cleaning you have to go for filling of same tooth in which you are having cavity.
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Not able to chew properly, because of wisdom teeth. Its paining only at the time of eating. Please suggest what to do, or a mild pain killer.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Avoid hard food intake. Take semiliquid diet for 3-5 days do warm water gargle with salt in it take some pain killer do visit for check up if it still persists for more days or in case of swelling and persistent pain.
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Mere teeth yellow Ho rhe h jabki m roz brush krta hoo teeth ko white krne k liye Kya kaaroo.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Mere teeth yellow Ho rhe h jabki m roz brush krta hoo teeth ko white krne k liye Kya kaaroo.
Kissi dentist ke paas jayein scaling polishing karayein phir din main do bar brush karein khasker raat sone SE pehle.
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Sir my son 10 years old his teeth totally damaged some teeth are black what I should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Sir my son 10 years old his teeth totally damaged some teeth are black what I should I do.
Hello since your son is 10 years old so he must be having permanent as well as milk teeth. Do visit your dentist to check which teeth are affected by the decays and get the appropriate treatment done as soon as possible. Thank you.
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I am 38 years old. I am suffering from sarcodoisis with t. B. Medicine is continue. Now problem in teeth pain doctors advice for rct. There is any problem in rct ?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am 38 years old. I am suffering from sarcodoisis with t. B. Medicine is continue. Now problem in teeth pain doctors...
Hi in sarcoidosis teeth become demineralized and there is low calcium in teeth. If doctor is suggesting rct you should go for it.
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I am suffer with holes on corner teeths and I won't to eat some cold and sweet items, what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am suffer with holes on corner teeths and I won't to eat some cold and sweet items, what should I do?
You have sensitive teeth so try to fill the holes with cement and use a fluoride related toothpaste.
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Hello good morning, I want to that how to stop gum bleeding please tell me by mail not call think you.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello good morning, I want to that how to stop gum bleeding please tell me by mail not call think you.
Take Arnica 30/tds /7days And gargle with plantago Q adding 20 drops of this in half glass water thrice daily.
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After a getting a root canal and crown in my two front top teeth. I think my tooth are loose. Not the crown, the whole teeth. Does this happen normally. If not. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
After a getting a root canal and crown in my two front top teeth. I think my tooth are loose. Not the crown, the whol...
Rct doesn't cause mobility of teeth. Mobility'll b due to periodontitis. Get scalling n deep cleaning done. Use mouthwash regularly. Maintain oral hygiene n take care food lodgement doesn't happen around your crowns.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Avoid using your teeth for anything other than chewing food. If you use them to crack nuts, remove bottle tops or rip open packaging, you risk chipping or even breaking your teeth.
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My dentist has recently extracted my one pre molar tooth and I have received Rct in the adjoining front tooth. What will be better for me a teeth bridge or an implant? My age is 18 years .what should be the cost of implant or bridge?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My dentist has recently extracted my one pre molar tooth and I have received Rct in the adjoining front tooth. What w...
Hello, you need to visit a dentist and get it checked. Get a full mouth x-ray done to check the bone levels. Depending on that you can go for fixed prosthesis or implant. For bridge the neighbouring two teeth will also have to be reduced in size. Its better to go for an implant. The cost can range from Rs. 15,000-40,000/-.
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Hloo doctor I have mouth ulcers from 3 days how to get rid from them.Please tell.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hloo doctor I have mouth ulcers from 3 days how to get rid from them.Please tell.
mouth ulcers are temporary they would go.. avoid spicey food.. and apply mycopain on effects site before and after meals..
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