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Dr. Sripal

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Sripal Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Sripal is a renowned Dentist in Perungudi, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Sripal personally at Dr.Smilez Group of Dental Centers PERUNGUDI in Perungudi, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sripal on Lybrate.com.

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What You Need to Know About Invisible Braces?

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What You Need to Know About Invisible Braces?

Few people are lucky enough to be born with a set of perfectly aligned teeth. This fact and the pursuit for beautiful smile led to the development of braces. Traditional braces did help realign teeth, but are uncomfortable and affect a person's appearance while they are in use. Ceramic braces are less noticeable as the brackets are clear or tooth coloured. Invisible braces are the latest in dental realignment therapy. They are virtually invisible and are not associated with any dietary restrictions unlike the earlier forms of braces.

Invisible braces are also known as aligners. Aligners are similar to mouth guards in appearance, but are custom built to fit tightly around the patient's teeth. These slip over the teeth and are designed to be removed and replaced every fortnight. Aligners may also be removed for eating, brushing and flossing. Each set of aligners vary slightly so as to move your teeth forcefully and correct your bite.

Treatment time of invisible braces depends on how much the teeth needs to be moved. In most cases, treatment takes between 10 months to 24 months. Aligners are also often used by adults who wore braces as children to correct slight displacement of teeth. In such cases, treatment could take as little as 10 weeks.

However, not everyone can get invisible braces. Aligners are custom built to fit tightly over teeth. This makes them unfit for use on children teeth as their teeth are constantly growing and developing. This is typically used for patients suffering from mild to moderately crowded teeth or those who have minor spacing issues between teeth. It can also be used as a follow up form of treatment for traditional braces.

Invisible braces are also slightly more expensive as compared to traditional braces as they are custom fitted.

The first step towards getting invisible braces is an X-ray, dental photographs and impression of the patient's teeth, gums and bite. These are then used to create a digital 3D representation of the patient's teeth in their current positions and their desired positions. The in-between stages are then created by moving the teeth .25 to .33 millimeters in each stage. The number of intermediate stages depend on the extent teeth need to be moved. Each stage is representative of an aligner to be worn for 2 weeks. If a tooth needs to be pulled away or rotated, a small, composite attachment may be bonded to the tooth.

The biggest advantage with invisible braces is that they can be worn without making a person self-conscious.

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I am having bad breath problem from many years. I tried many things to cure it, but no success.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am having bad breath problem from many years. I tried many things to cure it, but no success.
Hello bad breath in mouth may be due to Deposit on teeth or any cavity. So get sacling done and restoration of all cavities. And use mouth wash for 15 days. And get scaling and polishing done by dentist.
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My front teeth is coming outwards only one teeth of upper alignment. It looks really bad whenever I smile or someone notices my teeth. Is there any way I can get it aligned without braces.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
My front teeth is coming outwards only one teeth of upper alignment. It looks really bad whenever I smile or someone ...
Dear Sir, It seems that only one tooth in your upper front jaw is growing outwards. You must visit your dentist and get a check up done. If you absolutely do not want to get braces treatment done, then you can ask your dentist if your teeth can be brought back to alignment with the help of removable appliance or prosthetics.
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I have tooth ache. I thought that it would be fine but it is getting more and more painful. What can I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. 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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My teeth are slightly outside. I do think of braces but feel its painful. Please suggest me anything nice.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Surat
My teeth are slightly outside. I do think of braces but feel its painful. Please suggest me anything nice.
You can go for an orthodontic treatment to get your teeth to be corrected. You can think for aligners which is recent and invisible braces treatment option.
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My father who is 84 years of old is facing acute infection in mouth since last 4 years. All tests including biopsy were done but it is not coming to normal. He is not able to eat any vegetables even without any spice he feels irritated and his mouth including upper surfaces looks red and over sensitive. Some mouth gels applied but no difference in this. Please help as all doctors of ENT and Dentists were consulted in Bhubaneswar and cuttack region. Please do help me. So mahapatra.

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
My father who is 84 years of old is facing acute infection in mouth since last 4 years. All tests including biopsy we...
This kind of ulceration may cause due to deficiency of vitamin B complex. In your case if vitamin B complex capsule are not responding. But by homoeopathic treatment you can get rid of it completely and permanently. Foods that are good sources of vitamin B12 include: Beef, pork, ham, poultry, and lamb Fish, especially haddock, and tuna Milk, cheese, and yogurt Some nutritional yeast products Eggs. Vegans consume no animal products. But they can take vitamin B12 dietary supplements to avoid deficiency. Some types of soya milk and breakfast cereals are fortified with vitamin B12. Some nutritional yeast products may contain vitamin B12.
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Root canal was done on my right 2 molar 2 years back. Now the same is paining and the gums also pains. Please advise treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
U have to visit your dentist and get examined. If required a xray has to be taken to see if the condition of root canal treated teeth is fine or not. If infection is there than a re -rct can be done. Sometime pain can be due to decay in adjacent teeth. So thorough examination and xray is required for correct diagnosis.
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My age is 30. My mouth is very bad smell in my throat. & what is the reason for this smell? How can I cure it?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Reason of smell is inadequate oral hygiene, get scaling done from dentist and start brushing twice daily after meals.
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I have problem with bad breath even if go for 2 times brush also please suggest me what I can do to solve this.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have problem with bad breath even if go for 2 times brush also please suggest me what I can do to solve this.
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: - practice good oral hygiene. - brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. - don't forget to brush the tongue, too. - replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. - use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. - see your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. - drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. - chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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I am 23 years old female and have a mouth ulcer for last 2 months. This mouth ulcer is continuous problem to me every two month it comes. What should I do?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Mouth ulcer is related to oral factors n some gastric n medical condition too so kindly get some nutritional supplements added to your diet followed by few mouth gel for pain relief.
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Recently I have been to EVE doctor and he. Told me that I have sin moucus fibrocus and I have to take medicine for a long period. Please let me know is it so. Is there any medicine which can cure this in a short period.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Yamunanagar
Dear , You have misspelled few words, but I guess you have been diagnosed with Sub Mucous Fibrosis (OSMF). It is a bit serious disease. So you have to take medicine for a long time. But If any kind of quick relief you want, the you should visit a good Oral Surgeon (he is specialist of the OSMF and diseases like this). He will give you some injections(not daily), which can make a faster recovery from the condition you have. And one more thing that you have to leave the use of tobacco (in any form cigarette, bidi, pan masala, gutka whichever is the cause in your case), otherwise it can be dangerous. If possible visit a dental college or dental Institute near you place, where a more systematic and rigorous treatment will be provided. Till the Good Luck, God Bless and Take Care.
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I have gaps in my front line teeth. I do not wana use braces. Can I use any specific retainer or any removable orthodontic equipment. Please do not sugest invisalign I cannot aford it.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have gaps in my front line teeth. I do not wana use braces. Can I use any specific retainer or any removable orthod...
Hello khaliq Well though braces would be the most ideal option it's understandable that you do not want to go for the option. Other forms of retainer which u ask wud not give the result which the braces wud give. Braces are far superior to any other forms of retainer. And most importantly the retainer give results which possibly might not be retained for a long time. Yes apart from these there are cosmetic fillings which u can think of, depending on the size of the gaps between your teeth. You need to discuss this with your dentist. I hope I clarified your question Good luck and God bless Dr supreeth s m
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Bleeding gums. Have tried all sort of tooth pastes and power but ineffective. Advice.

Dentist, Gurgaon
Bleeding gums.
Have tried all sort of tooth pastes and power but ineffective. Advice.
Hello lybrate-user, gum bleeding is due to gum infection which develops due to deposition of plaque and calculus around teeth. You need to have professional cleaning of your teeth by a dentist. This will help in removal of these layers. Further the infection will subside and gum bleeding will also stop within a week. No tooth pastes or powder has any relationship with this problem. You just have to maintain a good oral hygiene. I suggest you to visit a dentist soon and start using soft bristle brush for a month or two.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Agartala
Sugary hard candies, like peppermints and restaurant mints, promote the bacterial growth in your mouth and actually contribute to bad breath. Opt for sugarless gum instead, which will promote the production of saliva and contains xylitol, both of which can reduce the oral bacteria that cause bad breath.

I have dental bridge in my upper haw for last five years. Now I m thinking to take dental implants. So I want suggestion. Also as of now no problem in the bridge its look stable. Kindly give me right guidance.

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have dental bridge in my upper haw for last five years. Now I m thinking to take dental implants. So I want suggest...
You can go ahead with the implants for your missing teeth replacement as they provide good long term prognosis and natural feel to your teeth but remember teeth which were shortened for support of your fpd need to be covered with cap.
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I have very bad breath and I want to get rid of it please suggest some remedy to help me get rid of this problem I am facing.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have very bad breath and I want to get rid of it please suggest some remedy to help me get rid of this problem I am...
Kindly get scaling done and use mouthwash twice daily for 15 days. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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Our daughter is 6.5 years old and her first set of teeth are not falling. Her front 2 incisors are bent out and new one are coming behind. What do we need to do dislodge old set and facilitate new ones?

BDS
Dentist, Mangalore
Our daughter is 6.5 years old and her first set of teeth are not falling. Her front 2 incisors are bent out and new o...
Do not worry the milk teeth'll go by its own or else it can be removed by a dentist. After the tooth sheds the teeth'll come into normal pattern for each milk teeth thr is a specific time to shed don't simply extract, try maximum to save it.
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Sir I can't open my mouth because I was taking tobacco before. Now I'm trying to open. But only one finger is going inside.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir I can't open my mouth because I was taking tobacco before. Now I'm trying to open. But only one finger is going i...
Your suffering from oral submucous fibrosis. Eating tobacco over years causes thickening of fibrous bands of your cheeks .please go for a dentist and go for a treatment as early as possible.
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Why is Coconut SO good for you?

MS (Psychotherapy and Counselling), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Kolkata
Why is Coconut SO good for you?
Apart from its use in many Indian homes for traditional reasons, coconut has several health benefits to offer -

1) Helps diabetics by slowing sugar release into the bloodstream.
2) Boosts metabolism and increases energy because it is more likely to be burned as fuel than stored as body fat.
3) Helps treat malnutrition because it is easy to digest and absorb.
4) Kills disease-causing bacteria, fungi, yeasts and viruses because of the antimicrobial effects of its fatty acids.
5) Prevents strokes and brain disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
6) Prevent tooth decay - coconut oil fights bacteria responsible for tooth decay and could be a healthy, non-chemical additive in toothpaste and mouthwash.

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I have sensitivity problem in my teeth. Nowadays gum bleeding is also there whenever I brush my teeth. What should I do. Please suggest. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have sensitivity problem in my teeth. Nowadays gum bleeding is also there whenever I brush my teeth. What should I ...
You visit to a dentist for scaling and polishing procedure and also use potassium nitrate containing paste and apply gum astringent on gums.
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