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Dr. Sreekumar

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Sreekumar Dentist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Sreekumar is a popular Dentist in Anna Nagar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Sreekumar at Mak Dental Care in Anna Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sreekumar on Lybrate.com.

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My mouth smells and throat get drys with pain kindly suggest me a solution.

Better consult your dentist earlier than later & try to do following things. Drink plenty of water each day. However, try to limit your intake of coffee, soft drinks and alcohol, which can dry up your mouth. Chewing sugarless gum and sucking candies can be helpful, as this stimulates saliva production.
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He has bleeding in his mouth when he gets excited or has emotional troubles. What should we do?

Certified Implantologist, MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
He has bleeding in his mouth when he gets excited or has emotional troubles. What should we do?
Dear lybrate-user, the symptoms which you have described relate to gum disease in which there are calculus, tartar, plaque deposits on the teeth and the gums become weak and swollen. There is also bleeding from the gums and foul smell from the mouth. The teeth become loose this maybe what is commonly known as pyorrhoea. You need to consult a qualified dentist and get your teeth cleaned and the gums treated.
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I m 22year old female & I have sign & symptoms of geographic toungue since last 2year. Symptoms may come & go. So, I want to know for completley cure what I should take care & this tongue may cause chance to create any other complication in future like oral cancer or anything else.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Geographic tongue Symptoms of geographic tongue Causes and risk factors Treatment or self-care for geographic tongue Geographic tongue is the name of a condition that gets its name from its map-like appearance on the upper surface and sides of the tongue. It may occur in other areas of your mouth, as well. You'll be relieved to know that geographic tongue is a harmless, benign condition that isn't linked to any infection or cancer. Two other names for geographic tongue are benign migratory glossitis and erythema migrans. Affecting about 1% to 3% of people, geographic tongue can show up at any age. However, it tends to affect middle-aged or older adults more often. It appears to be more common in women than in men. Symptoms of geographic tongue the telltale signs of geographic tongue are irregular, smooth, red patches on parts of the tongue. These patches may: have a white or light-colored border vary in size, shape, and color appear one area, and then move to another area come and go or change very quickly in days, weeks, or months last up to a year you may be unaware that you have geographic tongue until your dentist or other health care provider diagnoses it during an oral exam. About one in 10 people with geographic tongue may have mild discomfort or a burning or painful sensation. This is often from sensitivity to substances such as: hot, spicy, or acidic foods cigarette smoke toothpaste causes and risk factors geographic tongue occurs when parts of the tongue are missing layers of small bumps called papillae. They normally cover the entire upper layer of your tongue. Why do you lose these papillae with geographic tongue? nobody knows for sure. However, because geographic tongue tends to run in families, genetics may be a common link. Geographic tongue has also been seen more frequently in people with psoriasis and in those with fissured tongue. In fissured tongue, cracks and grooves appear on the tops and sides of the tongue. Treatment or self-care for geographic tongue seeing a dentist or doctor is the best way to rule out a more serious problem. In most cases, he or she can diagnose geographic tongue from a description of your symptoms and from examining your mouth and tongue. You may need tests to rule out other medical conditions. In most cases, any pain or discomfort will get better without treatment. But if you have severe, ongoing pain, medication can help. These are examples of what your doctor or dentist may prescribe: over-the-counter pain relievers anti-inflammatories mouth rinses with anesthetic corticosteroids applied directly on the tongue zinc supplements if you're wondering about steps you can take to hasten the relief of symptoms, try limiting these substances or avoid them altogether: tobacco hot, spicy, or acidic foods or dried, salty nuts toothpaste with additives, whitening agents, or heavy flavoring (toothpaste for sensitive teeth is a better choice)
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I am 30 years old a boy and I am suffering from cavity in my tooth and it pain any time. Now what I do.

Dentist, Mumbai
I am 30 years old a boy and I am suffering from cavity in my tooth and it pain any time. Now what I do.
For the time being take a painkiller and visit a dentist. Who will take your xray and suggest the best for the tooth.
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My front teeth gap is much big and i dnt want to trim my teeth without trimming option i prefer because if it doesnot look good after treatment i can remove that treatment and look as before so pls advise not so costly treatment bt good also

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi go for ortho treatment and now even veneers are available which will close your gap ask your dentist to show a demo in the education guide then you can decide whether u want to go for treatment or not
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From yesterday onwards. My teeth is plain so much (at right side. At night pain is so increase. So what can I do with my pain. Give me answer for that.

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
From yesterday onwards. My teeth is plain so much (at right side. At night pain is so increase.
So what can I do with...
Your symptoms suggest you are suffering from irreversible pulpitis which is condition in which inflammmation and infection involves the innnermost and deep layer of teeth which is known as pulp which carry blood and nerve supply to the tooth whic cannot be reversed to normal condition. Treatment protocol for you may be rct which is root canal therapy which involves removal of infected nerve and blood supply of teeth and replacing with biocompatible material and providing cap for restoring strength of tooth. So visit your nearest dentist the final treatment protocol can be decided after taking iopa and clinically examining.
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I am a 28 yrs old male suffering from loose bleeding gums. Off late, I have undergone teeth scaling but I am afraid the same problem is going to arise. What precautions should I take?

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am a 28 yrs old male suffering from loose bleeding gums. Off late, I have undergone teeth scaling but I am afraid t...
You might need flap surgery. There are no complications as such. You need to see a periodontist. Dont worry.
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I am suffering. From. Halitosis. I consult dentist. But no improvement.

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Dentist,
Halitosis can occur due to any of 3 reasons, 1. Gum disease 2. Acidity/ constipation 3. Lungs disease please consult your general physician to rule out acidity / constipation / lung disease, if its not solved by cleaning teeth.
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My tooth is paining a lot, only one side of molars part, please suggest something as soon as possible?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My tooth is paining a lot, only one side of molars part, please suggest something as soon as possible?
Hi, there are various reasons for tooth pain. You need to visit to dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem. We can't suggest you anything without checking you clinically. Regards
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How I change yellow teeths in a white shining teeths?

BDS
Dentist,
How I change yellow teeths in a white shining teeths?
You should first go for scaling and polishing of teeth, that will be your original tooth colour. If you are still not satisfied with the result, go for bleaching which is a cosmetic procedure that gets teeth whiter. Bleaching is not permanent and stays only for a limited period of time. For general teeth maintainence brush twice for 3 minutes each change your brush every 3 months visit a dentist every 6 months get regular scaling done every 6-9 months thanks.
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I am 38 years old. I have gum recession and bone loss around my all teeth, what is the best treatment to save my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 38 years old. I have gum recession and bone loss around my all teeth, what is the best treatment to save my teeth.
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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Dentist, Jaipur
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Tooth Sensitivity - Facts You Should Know About It

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Tooth Sensitivity -  Facts You Should Know About It

Often we are caught by a piercing pain that shoots through the roots of our teeth right up to our cranial region, at fairly unsuspecting moments. The pain can either cause momentary discomfort or end up being excruciating and difficult to bear. Rushing to the dentist is usually the only recourse left for us to take at such times. Most of such complaints meet the same verdict, that of, ‘sensitive tooth’. The problem of sensitive tooth has emerged as one of the most recurring and prevailing dental ailments.

Usually exposing the affected tooth to extreme tastes like sweet and sour or hot and cold food items can trigger off sensitivity in your teeth. Tooth sensitivity usually occurs when the nerve endings are exposed to food and other foreign particles due to a condition of gum pull back. This primarily takes place due to insufficient oral care which results in the decomposition of tooth enamel. This also makes one vulnerable to tooth decay and cavity formation. Inflammation of gums and persistent intake of acid inducing food products are among the other prominent factors leading to tooth sensitivity. The incidence of tooth sensitivity also increases with age. However, it is a fairly defeasible disease and one of the foremost steps to rectify the condition is meticulous and regular dental care.

Some of the steps to follow while dealing with sensitive tooth can be as follows.

1. Regular oral care: Maintaining the oral hygiene is paramount to avoid the recurrence of tooth sensitivity. Use of a proper brush in the right technique at least twice a day is mandatory. For the best results and to avoid gum bleeding, dentists recommend the use of a soft bristled toothbrush. Over and above brushing, one must use fluoride and antiseptic mouthwash for rinsing purposes. Use of floss is also a good practice.
2. Using a proper toothpaste: The choice of toothpaste needs to be judicious. The best kind is a fluoridated toothpaste with a lesser proportion of tartar present in it. Regular use may substantially reduce the harm caused by tooth decay and work as a viable solution to sensitive tooth.
3. Regular visits to the dentist: Prevention is better than cure. As such, it helps to make periodic visits to the dentist to check the condition of your teeth rather than making an SOS rush to her or his clinic when disaster strikes. Oral hygiene can be best maintained when abiding by the instructions given by the dentists.

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Yesterday I ate my milk teeth which size was equal to size of a sugar (china) I mean very small. What should I do.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Yesterday I ate my milk teeth which size was equal to size of a sugar (china) I mean very small. What should I do.
Well even if you swallowed your tooth no to worry as long as it is not loged in your wind pipe. You can get a chest xray within 24 hrs to see wher it is. Normally it would pass through your stomach and exit via stools.
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Hello doctor! I am feeling tooth pain. This is so painful. Please help me about tooth pain. I am using "Dectarain 500 mg" Is this good? Regards.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello doctor!
I am feeling tooth pain. This is so painful. Please help me about tooth pain. I am using "Dectarain 500...
Only medicine won't help. For immediate pain relief dissolve 2 tabs of ketorol dt in half cup of water and drink it. And if pain is cavity related then get your root canal treatment done and if it is associated with wisdom pain then you will have to get it removed. In any case, only medicine won't help, consult dentist. Get sell soon.
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" Candida infection" My tongue is under the attack of some yeasty fungus which causes the above mentioned disease. Kindly suggest me some medicines and remedies to cure this disease. Please doctors.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Candida fungus is normally found in our mouth. Infection from this fungus hsppens wen ones immunity is suppressed due to long term usage of antibiotics n corticosteroids n few other medications. Stress also plays a major factor. Apply candid oral paint liberally with your finger tips or with help of cotton buds on the affected part of your tongue twice daily for a wk. Continue till the patch disappears. Drink plenty of fluids.
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I am 24 years old and have stomach problems and uclers in mouth. What should i do to cure?

BDS
Dentist, Bhavnagar
I am 24 years old and have stomach problems and uclers in mouth. What should i do to cure?
Hi.... First try to cure your stomach problem. .. Mouth ulcer that may be because of stomach problem. .. Drink more water. ... Avoid trauma and irritation to ulcer. Drink cold milk.... Avoid spicy foods. Avoid stress. Topical analgesic may use.... If ulcer is not cure than consent a doctor for further diagnosis.
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I am 19 years old. My question is how to make teeth white and remove yellowness from mouth. And how to remove dark circles below eyes. And what is the solution for stomach paining problem. While eating potato?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 19 years old. My question is how to make teeth white and remove yellowness from mouth. And how to remove dark ci...
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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