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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Subathra.N is a popular Dentist in Royapettah, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Gift Smile Dental Clinic in Royapettah, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Subathra.N on Lybrate.com.

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BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Don't rush, when you brush: For maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.

I want to correct my upper row of teeth.Its a it raised than the lower.Many say there is no problem with it but i guess i should correct it.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
If you are not having problem in biting then you dont need treatment. If you are concerned about look then u should go to cosmetic dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Oral problems require regular follow up
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I have the habit of spitting a lot which I think has affected my skin. It has started turning white spots on my body even on face. Which medicine should I prefer and how to hold this spitting saliva habit. Please suggest.

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
I have the habit of spitting a lot which I think has affected my skin. It has started turning white spots on my body ...
Are you taking gutka. Stop it if you are taking. If you are not taking gutka than saliva take in it helps in digestion.
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Ways in Which Dentures Can Improve a Person's Life?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Ways in Which Dentures Can Improve a Person's Life?

Dentures are prosthetic devices and their purpose is to replace missing teeth. Dentures are basically false teeth, which are supported by the tissues of the oral cavity. Most dentures are removable, while some are permanently fixed. Dentures are widely used by people all over the world, who have missing teeth.

Here are the ways in which dentures can improve a person's life:

  1. Speaking becomes clearer: Missing teeth make it difficult for a person to speak clearly. Using dentures will fix this problem and you will be able to speak clearly and properly as dentures take place of the natural teeth. It takes some time to get adjusted to dentures and many people practice pronunciation of difficult words in front of the mirror after getting dentures fitted in their mouth.
  2. You can eat normally again: Missing teeth cause difficulty in eating and you are unable to eat many of your favorite dishes, which require strong teeth. After getting a denture fitted, you can get back to eating all sorts of foods again and biting or chewing won't be difficult anymore. This too takes some time to adjust and in the beginning, you should eat soft foods by cutting them into small pieces. You should abstain from having chewing gums or hard food initially.
  3. Your self esteem gets improved: Losing teeth makes you look bad and many people feel embarrassed or ashamed because of missing teeth. A denture is a perfect remedy for this. After getting dentures, your teeth will be back and will look and feel natural. There is usually no worry about the dentures falling off or slipping out as they are fitted properly in the gums. You will look good, and the lost confidence will be back.
  4. You will have improved oral health: Missing teeth cause health problems, such as bone loss in the jaw area. To avoid this from happening, dentures should be used. These teeth implants will replace your old teeth, and bone loss will be prevented.
  5. You will appear younger: Missing teeth alter the structure of your face. Wrinkles might appear or the face may seem to look collapsed, then dentures can effectively support the structure of your face and make it appear to be more youthful with added fullness.

Dentures improve the quality of a person's life greatly with missing teeth. They should be taken care of properly, cleaned regularly and you should have regular dentist appointments to ensure a proper fit of the denture. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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I am 25 years old male suffering from a bad breathe in my mouth. I can't afford this any more. Literally am suffering from past 7months.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I am 25 years old male suffering from a bad breathe in my mouth. I can't afford this any more. Literally am suffering...
The mouth is home to hundreds of bacterial species with various nutritional preferences. These organisms usually enjoy proteins, and as they digest proteins several fetid substances arise. The role of volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) in producing bacteria that colonize over the tongue was recently understood as a main cause of halitosis (bad breath). The most common VSCs, such as methylmercaptan and hydrogen sulfite, can be detected by using organoleptic and objective methods. Treatment includes maintaining good oral hygiene, brush two times a day and gargle with salted water after meals
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My question is that curing in my nail by teeth. So that diseases what kind of diseases?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My question is that curing in my nail by teeth. So that diseases what kind of diseases?
Nail biting can be a hard habit to break — but if you don't, your dental health might suffer much more than your manicure. Children or adults who bite their nails could crack, chip or wear down their front teeth from the stress caused by biting.
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I have a high tooth sensitivity. After having 2/3 pieces of home-made olive pickle I can't even eat meal due to tooth sensitivity. Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a high tooth sensitivity. After having 2/3 pieces of home-made olive pickle I can't even eat meal due to tooth...
The type of treatment you have for toothache/sensitivity 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 is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache/sensitivity 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 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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My upper and lower front teeth overlap excessively. Space available for upper and lower teeth is not sufficient. What does it mean? And how to fix it.

BDS
Dentist,
My upper and lower front teeth overlap excessively. Space available for upper and lower teeth is not sufficient. What...
Hi, from what you have mentioned above, it seems that you have got overbite problem in which the upper teeth totally covers the lower teeth when you bite and it can be corrected by orthodontic treatment. Its advisable to consult your dentist and get the best suited treatment planned out.
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Hi i am having Pain in jaw, bellow jaw side area and near ear. And little bit swelling also. What I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi i am having Pain in jaw, bellow jaw side area and near ear.
And little bit swelling also. What I do.
Is there a history of any injury if not rule out mumps if not than give rest to the jaw it could b tmj arthralgia
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More About Dental Implants

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
More About Dental Implants

Root canal therapy (RCT) followed by a crown is the most common mode of treatment for severely decayed teeth. However, this is not devoid of failure. In another case, if a tooth could not be salvaged by RCT, then extraction followed by a bridge (replacing the removed tooth with support from adjacent healthy teeth) became the next best option.

In both cases, especially latter, healthy teeth are being manipulated to support the tooth being replaced. The next quest was to work without touching the sound tooth. So, instead of taking support from adjacent teeth, thought was given to provide support from within the bone very similar to how a natural tooth stands. The lost root is replaced by a compatible metal, on which a tooth crown is then built. This was the beginning of dental implants, which has gained significant popularity over the last two to three decades.

Advantages:
1. Does not affect adjacent healthy teeth
2. Functionally better, as it has stronger support from the bone
3. More aesthetically appealing
4. Maintain facial bone and soft tissue structure
5. Better for the gum health compared to bridges
6. Easier oral hygiene practices

Mechanism:
A strong, biocompatible material is used to make screws, which are inserted into the bone. Titanium is the most preferred material, and because of its unique property of osseo-integration (fuses with the bone), it fuses with the bone to reduce bone loss after the tooth is gone. In most cases, the titanium screws, which act as the root for the implants are placed into the bone and allowed for some weeks to few months to fuse with the bone. Then, an interim crown may be used until the screw is ready to take on an implant. The screw is periodically monitored and once it is completely accepted, then an abutment is placed on it. This acts like a stump or a root, over which a crown will be placed.

Though most implants are done for replacing single teeth, in many cases, multiple teeth may be replaced using abutments. If the missing teeth are adjacent to each other or in the same quadrant, then a denture might be overlaid over the abutments. Alternately, a partial denture may be used which is screwed over an abutment.

Maintenance:
Regular brushing and flossing, rinsing and mouthwashing assume a greater significance in patients with implants. Also, regular visits to the dentist are a must.

Dental implants are a boon for missing teeth, with the various advantages. However, it is not for all, with excellent bone health being one of the prerequisites. A thorough dental examination will help determine if you are a right candidate. Visit your dentist to find out more.

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I am 24 years old girl. Have Mild cervical spondylosis since I was 18. Can I use posture brace. I can not avoid carrying back pack daily as it is must in class. further I always suffer from pain related problems. I can not do much hard work as my heel pains if I walk much.

BPT, Certified Osteopathic Manual Therapist, Diploma in Osteopathy
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
I am 24 years old girl. Have Mild cervical spondylosis since I was 18. Can I use posture brace. I can not avoid carry...
Dear lybrate-user this is not the age of decorative changese in body. You need to work out on posture with osteopath/physiotherapist. They will guide to make your posture correct so you get relieve form all pain top to bottam. You need some spinal mobilisation and good exercise protocol for you under expret guidenc and in 40 days you will all right. You just forgot your pain in these days.
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How to remove brown and yellow stains completely without harming teeth's b gums.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
How to remove brown and yellow stains completely 
without harming teeth's b gums.
Scaling and bleaching are the two options which are helpful to get rid of stains. Avoid the things which are causing stains like excess of tea and coffee, tobacco products, pan, gutka, alcohol and smoking.
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The toothpaste that you choose to use should be clinically approved by the american dental association (ada)

BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
The toothpaste that you choose to use should be clinically approved by the american dental association (ada)
The tooth paste that you choose to use should be clinically approved by the american dental association (ada) as they are the pioneer in the field of dental and oral health care. 
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Hi, both my son and wife are very severely suffering from MOUTH ulcer very frequently. Open wounds are coming at inside of lips all over. Could anyone advise or suggest us something to take precautionary measures as well as healing it all over completely and permanently. Thank you in advance.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, both my son and wife are very severely suffering from MOUTH ulcer very frequently. Open wounds are coming at insi...
Hello, Take single dose of Merc sol 200, 5 drops, in the morning , empty stomach. Borax 30 ,3 drops twice daily. take 5-6 tabs of BC No 04, after dinner. Drink 10 to12 glasses of water daily. Eat fiber rich green vegetables and fruits. Revert me after 10 days.
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Dear sir My mouth not open due to chewing gutkha but now I am forget all this bad habits, so pls suggest me some medicine for same.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear sir
My mouth not open due to chewing gutkha but now I am forget all this bad habits, so pls suggest me some medi...
Dear user. I can understand. Chewing Tobacco is addictive. It also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. Chewing can affect your mouth, throat, lungs, heart, stomach and brain in many ways. Cancer is one among the potential diseases chewing can cause. The best method is to leave it and sustain with your will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. Nicotine chewing gums too help as an alternative. But still you will need will power. You may consult a physician or deaddiction therapist or a rehabilitation facility for further advice. You can also opt for online deaddiction therapy. Take care.
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Hi I would like to know about the charges for tooth scaling and how frequent it is required.

BDS, MScD, PGDMLS - Orthodontist, Root Canal, Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentist, MScD, PGDMLS
Dentist, Bhopal
Hi I would like to know about the charges for tooth scaling and how frequent it is required.
Charges for scaling who is depend upon the amount of stains and deposits your teeth have and will also depend upon area and the clinic that you opt for usually somewhere between 800 to 2000 should be good enough and duration of getting it done is somewhere around 1 year if you brush properly.
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I have my front 4 teeth in a irregular way. I want to get dental braces. How much would it cost me? What is the minimum cost?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have my front 4 teeth in a irregular way. I want to get dental braces. How much would it cost me? What is the minim...
It starts from 30k and can go above a lakh depending on the type you choose and duration of treatment.
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I am a 35 years old female and for last 1 week i have mouth infection, what should I do? Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
I am a 35 years old female and for last 1 week i have mouth infection, what should I do? Please advise.
If viral infection it takes 7-15 days 2- for painful ulcer apply dologel ct. On affected area 3 times a day before meal 3- mouthwash clohex plus 3, times a day after meal.
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Hi. I want to ask how to keep teeth white always And please tell me symptoms of dengue?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi.
I want to ask how to keep teeth white always
And please tell me symptoms of dengue?
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night for dengue c newspaper govt adv.
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