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Dr. Sree Devi Karunakar

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Sree Devi Karunakar is an experienced Dentist in Indira Nagar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Sree Devi Karunakar at SmilesIndia Family Dentistry in Indira Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sree Devi Karunakar on Lybrate.com.

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My mother is 76 years old and has no health problems. She says her gums bleed only at night times. She is forced to get up to rinse her mouth at least once during the night disturbing her sleep. During the day she has no problem. What could the reason be for this?

MDS
Dentist, Kota
My mother is 76 years old and has no health problems. She says her gums bleed only at night times. She is forced to g...
During day time she might has bleeding gums but she used to swallow along with saliva. But in night she accumulates both in mouth and need to spit out at night time. Now what I feel that you should visit dentist and get professional cleaning done with some medications.
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I have problem with teeth pain when ever any hard food is chewing tell me suggestions abt this.

BDS
Dentist, Bardhaman
I have problem with teeth pain when ever any hard food is chewing tell me suggestions abt this.
You may have periodontal problem or carious teeth or attrited teeth. If your prblem in periodontal then you can do scaling guided by a dental surgeon. If you have carious / attrited teeth then you can do root canal treatment or crown only depends upon condition of teeth.
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My brother mouth smells very much He brushes only 1 time in a day. Please tell any solution.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My brother mouth smells very much He brushes only 1 time in a day. Please tell any solution.
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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I have bad breath from sometime. Please suggest me what I should do in this matter.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bad breath from sometime. Please suggest me what I should do in this matter.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. 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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Oral Cancer

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Oral Cancer

White and red patches in mouth requires urgent attention.

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I have a problem of recurrence canker sore. It usually happens every 30-60 days. Please advice.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a problem of recurrence canker sore. It usually happens every 30-60 days. Please advice.
CANKER SORES- HOME REMEDY TREATMENT They can be triggered by factors such as smoking, stress, trauma, or vitamin and mineral deficiencies. 1. Irritation from poor-fitting dentures, rough fillings, or braces can aggravate canker sores and should be treated by a dentist. 2. Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS): SLS, a component of most toothpastes, is a potential cause of canker sores. Try an SLS-free toothpaste for several months to see if such a change helps 3. Flossing teeth daily and brushing teeth and gums for at least two minutes two to three times daily may help prevent canker sores. 4. B vitamins ? B1, B2 and B6. Take a daily B complex. 5. Lactobacillus acidophilus: (Chew four Lactobacillus tablets three times per day to reduce soreness) 6. Chlorhexidine mouthwash used four times daily can speed healing of canker sores 7. Avoidance of certain kinds of food or beverages (e.g., spicy, acidic, sharp) that cause irritation to existing ulcers might help reduce discomfort. 8. Applying ice directly to ulcers for about ten minutes at a time might help reduce pain as well. 9. Canker Cover is a gel-like protective patch can be placed over ulcers. 10. Hydrogen peroxide might applied directly to ulcers and allowed to remain for about one minute at a time. Peroxides can be used up to four times daily for up to seven days, but more frequent or prolonged use might irritate the oral mucosa. 11. Salt water rinses (one to three teaspoons of table salt in four to eight ounces [120 to 240 mL] of water) or baking soda pastes may be tried to reduce discomfort. 12. Analgesics such as acetaminophen (T. Crocin) or T. ibuprofen daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, and allergy), might also help reduce pain with canker sores. 13. Herbal Aloe vera or lavender oil applied topically to ulcers might have some utility in reducing pain and healing time TREATMENT FOR CANKER SORES Prescription Medications We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 14. Amlexanox 5% oral paste (Aphthasol), is an anti-inflammatory agent. 15. Sucralfate suspension 16. Topical corticosteroids have been shown to reduce pain from canker sores. Systemic corticosteroids may be useful for patients with more severe or frequently recurring cases. 17. Topical tetracycline regimens may be useful for reducing pain and duration of ulcers. The downside of topical antibiotics is that they might increase the risk of thrush. Oral doxycycline 20 mg twice daily may reduce ulcer recurrence.
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I am 16 year old my teeth is very yellow and I can't chew tobacco. so please help me to clear my teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 16 year old my teeth is very yellow and I can't chew tobacco. so please help me to clear my teeth.
Dear, you said you are yellow teeth as you chew tobacco please stop chewing tobacco. Brush twice a day have clean teeth and good oral hygiene with this you need to keep check on your digestion also. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup. Keep yourself well hydrated and use hydrogen per oxide for gargles and take tab b complex one in a day for a week. Treatment to keep mouth healthy and free from smell is cleaning and polishing of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day. Do rinse your mouth with listerine mouth wash.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Along with brushing and flossing, tongue cleaning on a daily basis is also very important. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.
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I have a tooth problem. When I eat food the food get inside the hole n it pains too much.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a tooth problem. When I eat food the food get inside the hole n it pains too much.
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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Cavity in right gums, having pain, not eating properly. Not feel Friendly with doctors.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Cavity in right gums, having pain, not eating properly. Not feel Friendly with doctors.
Too bad if you don't feel friendly with Drs who intend only to help you if you wish to b tt go to a dentist n get filling done you may require rct and cap.
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My mother feels pain n burning in the gums, at night while sleeping the pus comes out. The mouth is always dry. What is the reason and cure. Is there any permanent cure or any home remedy? Please help.

BDS, Master of Public Health, Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration in Hospital Administration/Health Care Management
Dentist, Bangalore
My mother feels pain n burning in the gums, at night while sleeping the pus comes out. The mouth is always dry. What ...
1) your mother might have xerostomia (dryness of mouth). 2) get her checked up by a general physician for diabetes mellitus and periodontologist for periodontal disease. 3) there is permanent cure for this condition and depending on physical examination the doctor can advise for appropriate diet, gum surgery and control of diabetes mellitus.
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I am facing too much bleeding from my gums despite I tried many things like lot of vit c, brushing my teeths every time I take food, maxirich vitamin tabs. & going to many doctors in past five years. Please suggest what I should take to finish this problem,

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am facing too much bleeding from my gums despite I tried many things like lot of vit c, brushing my teeths every ti...
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. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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.
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Hi Dr, What precaution diabetes should take if one has bleeding gum and bad odour mouth.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Go for cleaning of teeth. Bleeding gums is the 1st sign of pyorhea. Than he might need a flap surgery too. Meet a periodontist. Diabetes usually aggravates pyorhea.
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My teeth is decaying. A black spot on the teeth. What is it? Black spot can't increase bt it is there.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth is decaying. A black spot on the teeth. What is it? Black spot can't increase bt it is there.
If cavity is not deep or there is no pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then go for restoration (filling) but if cavity is deep or there is pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then first get the X-RAY done of that tooth and send me the X-RAY picture for further diagnosis.
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I am 35 years old, my teeth is getting yellowish and the nicotine spot is also there, what should I do? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 35 years old, my teeth is getting yellowish and the nicotine spot is also there, what should I do? Please help me.
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Also discontinue the habit of taking nicotine in any form.
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initially it was a burning sensation that used to occur after dinner at night only. But slowly it started coming in the mouth. It has become worse in the last 4 days.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
initially it was a burning sensation that used to occur after dinner at night only. But slowly it started coming in t...
Hello, you can do baking soda in water mouthrinses. If it still persists consult to a physician and get it checked.
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BDS
Dentist,
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: We recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Filling your stomach full before the RCT is surely a good idea because the process sometimes takes as long as 3 hours.
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BDS
Dentist, Chennai
To keep the gums from getting hurt by the bristles of your brush, keep the toothbrush at a 45 degree angle while brushing.

My teeth is yellow in colour and I always do all the thing what the doctor tell like brush 2 times in a day and giving me very hi-fi toothpaste etc but my teeth never change the colour from yellow to white.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My teeth is yellow in colour and I always do all the thing what the doctor tell like brush 2 times in a day and givin...
everyone doesn't have pearl white teeth. your teeth color matches your skin colour. you can go for scaling and polishing followed by bleaching for more whiter teeth. avoid harsh brushing as it will remove your outer white enamel layer exposing inner yellowish dentinal layer.
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