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Dr. Sripal

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Dr. Sripal is a trusted Dentist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Sripal personally at Dr.Smilez Group of Dental Centers ANNA NAGAR Shanthi Colony in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sripal on Lybrate.com.

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Dental Bleaching Is It a Requirement or a Craze?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dental Bleaching Is It a Requirement or a Craze?

How do your teeth become stained?
Teeth discoloration is generally caused by stain causing beverages. These include coffee, red wine, tea and some other hard drinks. Use of tobacco, excessive fluoride and dark colored berries may also cause staining of teeth.

Why do you need dental bleaching?
Our tooth is the hardest calcified substance, which mechanically helps us to break food particles into minute ones so that they are easily digestible by the body. They aid in our appearance. Hence, having white stain free teeth is a joy.

The concept of dental bleaching or teeth whitening
Dental bleaching or teeth whitening is a process of removing the stains from our teeth and to reveal them as milky white. There are 2 types of teeth whitening, whiten and non-whiten. Dental plaque, betel chewing, tobacco tar, drinking dark color liquids like coffee, tea are some reasons why our teeth get stained. The mineral structure of the tooth becomes phosphate deficient. The enamel layer gradually thins and gets perforated. Hence tooth whitening is required. 

The dentist removes the eccentric stains as well as intrinsic stains using hydrogen peroxide. Carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide is available as bleaching strips, bleaching pen and as bleaching gel for tooth whitening. Laser tooth whitening technology is also used for this purpose. Increases in the sensitivity of the teeth, irritation in the gums are some of the side effects in teeth whitening process. This procedure of teeth whitening must be essentially done under medical supervision. This is not a one time job and may require more sittings with the doctor depending on the amount of stain in the teeth as well as the whiteners required.

Bleaching or teeth whitening is not recommended for the following people:

  1. Children below the age of 16 should not undergo this procedure.
  2. Individuals with sensitive gums and teeth should consult a dentist prior to using teeth whitening.

Whitening Procedures

  1. Vital Whitening: It is performed on teeth that have live nerves. Here the gel is applied directly on the tooth surface.
  2. Non Vital Whitening: This procedure is applied if the patient has undergone root canal treatment.

Is dental bleaching a requirement or just a craze?
Dental bleaching should not become a craze or mania because unhealthy obsession for extremely white teeth will lead to body dysmorphic disorder. This is a mental disorder in which a person cannot stop thinking about one or more perceived defects in his or her appearance.

Teeth whitening should be done only when necessary. People who have unrealistic expectations with:

  1. dental bleaching should not opt for this procedure.
  2. Also, bleaching or teeth whitening is not recommended for the following people:
  3. Children below the age of 16 should not undergo this procedure.
  4. Individuals with sensitive gums and teeth should consult a dentist prior to using teeth whitening.
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I have a problem with my teeth as its getting yellow and week too. I think it's required root canal. Please suggest best and cheaper disorganised asap.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have a problem with my teeth as its getting yellow and week too. I think it's required root canal. Please suggest b...
Hi lybrate-user. Root canal is needed for the caries of the teeth. And not for Yellowness and looseness. You may take Vitamin C supplements. Massage your gums with Turmeric and Salt. Take homoeopathic medicine Heklalava 30 tds for 3 days. And avoid if any like Drinking excessive tea. Or smoking. Also consult a dentist for scaling and cleaning of the teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Bareilly
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: Brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.

My lower molar tooth hurts, there is a black hole inside it and I'm dying in pain, can tell some antibiotics or tips or home available ingredients to stop this pain. Damn I'm dying.

B.H.M.S., P.G.Diploma in Maternal & Child Healthcare, Advance Paediatric
Homeopath,
My lower molar tooth hurts, there is a black hole inside it and I'm dying in pain, can tell some antibiotics or tips ...
It may be cavity if it's a cavity then you should go to bds who fill your teeth then your pain will go.
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I am suffering from regular teeth pain & get boom inside it what is its solution.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from regular teeth pain & get boom inside it what is its solution.
You might have a cavity, which is deep. Kindly get yourself checked by dentist for the same. And take treatment / medication for the same after a good checkup.
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I am 19 years old my teeth accumulating with yellowish dirt regularly what should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am 19 years old my teeth accumulating with yellowish dirt regularly what should I do?
Get scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush - rinse your mouth after eating anything. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction. Avoid too much chocolates, tea and coffee.
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My daughter is 3 +. She has develop cavities in her upper front teeth. How to protect her teeth.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Zirakpur
My daughter is 3 +. She has develop cavities in her upper front teeth. How to protect her teeth.
These might be nursing bottle caries, that occurs due to keeping bottle in baby Mouth during night. Consult your dentist to get them corrected.
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I have my teeth weakening day by day even after brushing well regularly. When I spit my saliva consists of blood mixed in it coming out from my gums. I am unable to chew food. What measures are to be taken? Even my teeth has turned yellow. Should I go with laser treatment to whiten them? What else should I do? Please help me out.

Dentist, Fatehgarh Sahib
I have my teeth weakening day by day even after brushing well regularly. When I spit my saliva consists of blood mixe...
You need to get your tooth cleaned (scaling). After scaling ask your dentist weather you need whitening of tooth or not. Your problem of blood in saliva and loosening of tooth will be eradicated with scaling.
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I have a cavity in my teeth, it puts hole in my teeth and due to this it's started paining in my ears and eyes. Please help to get relief?

BDS, Bachelor of Sciences
Dentist, Agra
I have a cavity in my teeth, it puts hole in my teeth and due to this it's started paining in my ears and eyes. Pleas...
Hello, thanks for your query. According to your details your cavity is a deep cavity which enters your pulp (nerve, blood supply) of particular tooth. You should go for an x ray of the tooth and may be for root canal treatment. For medicines for pain and infection you can consult me with an iopar i. E, xray of that tooth. Thanks.
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I am 40 year old, i've dental problem all teeth are loose not able to speak, eat, properly. I consulted doctor they said you have gum problem, I did gum operation, after that my teeth are become very loose, please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 40 year old, i've dental problem
all teeth are loose not able to speak, eat, properly. I consulted doctor they s...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 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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