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Dr. Sriprakash

Dentist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Sriprakash Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Sriprakash is a popular Dentist in Alwarpet, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Dr. Sriprakash@Girishwari Hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sriprakash on Lybrate.com.

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Hello, I have dark spots on my teeth which looks ugly. How do I clean my teeth with home remedies. Please advice me.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello, I have dark spots on my teeth which looks ugly. How do I clean my teeth with home remedies. Please advice me.
Hello lybrate-user! If the dark spots that you have are stains and not caries on your teeth then Scaling and polishing done by your dentist will help you resolve the problem of staining/dark spots. Since you have asked about home remedies, why do not you try brushing your teeth with paste made up of baking soda and lemon, twice a week. For more detailed and step by step guidance you can contact me.
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I am a 49 years old male. I have been suffering from gum bleeding for more than 25 years. I feel bad odour most of the time, what should I do now?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am a 49 years old male. I have been suffering from gum bleeding for more than 25 years. I feel bad odour most of th...
Please get scaling and polishing done after every 6 months. Use paradontax toothpaste while brushing and swish your mouth with lukewarm water before sleep.
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5 Habits That Make Living With Braces Easier

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Habits That Make Living With Braces Easier

So you've decided to straighten your teeth and get a great smile that too naturally but the road to a brilliant smile comes with a guide map and here are some of the key stops.

1. Keep them clean

While braces are a great tool that work on natural teeth with no side effects, caring for braces is extremely essential in order to ensure that you don't end up with any post orthodontic dental work.

Braces be it metal or ceramic tend to accumulate food and in turn cause cavities or stains. A lot of people suffer from post braces unnecessary treatments only because they couldn't keep them clean.

2. Know what foods to avoid

Wherever you are in your braces journey remember when you started you were warned about a bunch of things you have to stop eating and drinking. That memory maybe fading away but the truth is the dietary restrictions need to be followed atleast to a certain extent if you want the braces off on schedule.

Foods like pizzas, sticky candies or biting into anything from your front teeth is a strict no as it'll cause the front braces to come off and besides interrupting the treatment you may also end up hurting yourself.

Sodas should be avoided as they cause the braces glue to dissolve and they come off your teeth earlier than we would want.

3. Bracket breaks

The system of braces is basically individual brackets that are placed on your teeth to move them and a wire that engages all these brackets together.

A common occurrence with braces is the brackets come off or break if you're not careful. When this happens it's like a derailing a machine everything comes to a standstill and its very important to get this fixed at the earliest for the treatment to continue efficiently.

Bracket breakage can be prevented by maintaining dietary precautions, efficient brushing and avoiding trauma to the face.

4. Be on the lookout for pain or blisters

Although less common now there's an occasional chance of slight pain or ulceration after braces are placed in the mouth for the first time. Our body is getting used to a large foreign object and it may react by rejecting the areas that hurt and forming an ulcer which may last a few days and settle.

The pain sensation of tightness and tooth movement can be eased with a mild anti inflammatory or pain killer on the first appointment if need be.

5. Don't miss appointments

Missing your regular dental appointment is bad enough but your orthodontic (braces) appointment is the most important day of the month for you. Skipping or missing this appointment disrupts the schedule of tooth movement and you may delay an already prolonged treatment procedure.

So if you want that brilliant smile be as soon as possible follow the steps above and you will breeze through your orthodontics treatment without a snag!

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I am in a problem of teeth. When I eat cold drinks I feel pain on my teeth so what can I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am in a problem of teeth. When I eat cold drinks I feel pain on my teeth so what can I do.
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (Sensodyne Tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. Advance procedures can be done with laser
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Mere Teeth Main bhut jyada dard ho rha h. Down main last wala teeth. Mouth ka maas bhi uske upar rehta hai jiski wajah se wo kat jata h baar baar. Please help me.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Mere Teeth Main bhut jyada dard ho rha h. Down main last wala teeth. Mouth ka maas bhi uske upar rehta hai jiski waja...
It seems that you are suffering from pericoronitis. Visit a near by dentist. He /she will prescribe you medication. If the problem persists then get that offending tooth extracted.
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When i had some chilled and hot food that time my teeth is pain. What should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
When i had some chilled and hot food that time my teeth is pain. What should I do?
Your hypersensitivity problem in your tooth .How many days you have this? use Thermoseal RA toothpaste twice or thrice daily for 15 days .You will get relief.and advised to go for a detailed checkup. You can consult me .
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I am 22 year old female, I got scaling done and now I am using chlorhexidine mouthwash it's causing blackening of my teeth. Please tell me how can I whiten my teeth now and how should I use it so that it doesn't cause blackening of my teeth.

BDS
Dentist,
I am 22 year old female, I got scaling done and now I am using chlorhexidine mouthwash it's causing blackening of my ...
Mouthwash you have to not use frequently, because it has a adverse effect on your teeth as you said. For whitning off your teeth you have to go for bleaching.

I am 35 years old male. My teeth are very sensitive. I am finding difficult to chew and eat food. I tried several home remedies and changed my tooth paste also but still the same problem remains. Please help me with this problem. Thanks Akhter.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 35 years old male. My teeth are very sensitive. I am finding difficult to chew and eat food. I tried several hom...
There are varied reasons for sensitivity. One of the common causes for sensitivity is wearing off of the ename that is the hardest layer of the tooth, for this the treatment depends on the tooth structure loss and which part of the tooth structure is lost. Second most is recession of gums causing exposure of the root surface of tooth can also cause sensitivity. Another thing causing sensitivity is sinus problems. Depending on the cause treatment can be planned. Hence check with the doctor, cause delay in any one of this can cause you trouble.
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Don't Rush While You Brush

BDS
Dentist, Vellore
Don't Rush While You Brush
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.

Hello, I had a query regarding dental problem. I'm having spongy gums and pyria too, please tell me how to get rid of this?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello, I had a query regarding dental problem. I'm having spongy gums and pyria too, please tell me how to get rid of...
Spongy gums and pyorrhea indicates gingival problem that is gum infection. 1st take few antibiotics to get rid of spongy gums followed by dental cleaning. Observe for at least two months then also you have same condition than get subgingival curettage.
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Can we get Clear plastic removable aligners in india. Which we can wear as mouth guard from time to time. If yes. Where and how much it will cost. Ty in advance.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Can we get Clear plastic removable aligners in india. Which we can wear as mouth guard from time to time.
If yes. Whe...
Dear Sir, I am glad to inform you that Clear Aligner therapy is very much available in India. However, aligners and mouthguards are two different things. Aligners is used to correct mal-aligned teeth and mouth guards are there to protect you from injuries during contact sports and to prevent grinding of teeth in patients. The cost of the two varies considerably and so kindly visit a dentist for check up and to know more about the treatment options that suit you best. Feel free to ask for further assistance.
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MDS
Dentist, Nagpur
Teet cleaning (SCAILING) is advisable for everyone every six to eight months.....

BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

Sir / madam I have a problem in my teeth that I have implant in my mouth but mouth did not work well. What I have to take in eating and drinking. pls help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir / madam
I have a problem in my teeth that I have implant in my mouth but mouth did not work well.
What I have to ...
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I have bleeding when I did brushing, and many times I have poor smell in my mouth, please tell me what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bleeding when I did brushing, and many times I have poor smell in my mouth, please tell me what should I do.
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I have had my mouth (oral, Right side of my jaw & check ) Cancer Tumer, stage 1, removed by surgery & under going Radition & Chemo, Please suggest me Aruyadic medicin as additional Precautions (so that it does not Relapces again) for oral cancer

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
The relapse of the same depends on lot other factors and one important aspect is your body's immune mechanism. So it would be better to enhance the same using exercises, yoga etc and some immunity boosters that your oncologist will suggest - of course regular reviews too.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Getting a good night sleep before the root canal treatment is the best way to go as it would reduce anxiety and maintain the overall well being.

I am taking chewing tobacco from past 6-7 yrs, and becoz of this bad addiction, my teeth become yellow and full with cavities. How could I make my teeth white now as before.

FDSRCS, MOrth RCS, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Sonipat
I am taking chewing tobacco from past 6-7 yrs, and becoz of this bad addiction, my teeth become yellow and full with ...
Try to leave the habit. You have to go to dentist for scaling and polishing and maintain two times brushing two times a day.
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The whole inner part my teeth has became yellow. Sometime a small portion gets break from teeth from inside. Now a black line has started from the front of one of my teeth. I want a instant cure for this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
The whole inner part my teeth has became yellow. Sometime a small portion gets break from teeth from inside. Now a bl...
That yellow part is called as calculus (tartar). You have to go for ultrasonic teeth cleaning from dentist. Your problem will be solved. After that maintain good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoridated toothpaste. Do flossing also to remove the plaque in between teeth once a day.
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I have mouth ulcer I took zytee and Tess bt it's not working tel me some good ointment.

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have mouth ulcer I took zytee and Tess bt it's not working tel me some good ointment.
If an ulcer is not responding to topical anaesthetic or corticosteroid for more than one week it's better to visit a dentist to rule out other causes of ulcers some of which needs attention immediately.
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