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Dr. Sumithra

Dentist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Sumithra Dentist, Chennai
300 at clinic
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Dr. Sumithra is a trusted Dentist in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Sumithra personally at White Dental Studio - T Nagar in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sumithra on Lybrate.com.

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Old No.31, New No: 62, Apollo Clinic, 5th Floor, G.N.Chetty Road, T.Nagar. Landmark: Near To Jain Temple, Standard Charted, Hotel Accord, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I am 18 years old female. I have problem in my mouth. I have white deposits in my palatine tonsil. It was appeared in my mouth few months back also but it was disappeared after few days. But now its start reappearing again. What's the reason behind that & what should I do so it will not occurs again?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I am 18 years old female. I have problem in my mouth. I have white deposits in my palatine tonsil. It was appeared in...
If they discharge pus and cause bad breath in the mouth and are painful sometimes, then they should be tonsiliths (stones in tonsil) or stones forming in tonsils, ideally they should be removed, you should consult an ENT surgeon for the same, he/she should be in a better position to explain about this.
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The Chemistry between Calcium and Teeth

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
The Chemistry between Calcium and Teeth

Calcium phosphate is the main component of the tooth enamel so any deficiency in calcium can cause damage to the enamel. Calcium is not only required for having healthy teeth but also healthy bones and heart.

Healthy teeth are a sign of good overall health and wellbeing. There are many factors that impact the health of the teeth such as improper diet, smoking, and sugar.

Benefits of calcium for teeth

  • Calcium reduces the chances of losing a teeth
  • It reduces chances of cavities
  • Calcium, when combined with a proper nutritious diet, helps in increasing the longevity of the teeth
  • Calcium can reduce chances of gum disease
  • Calcium along with other minerals also help in improving blood supply around the teeth area
  • A calcium compound, amorphous calcium phosphate helps in fluoride absorption in the tooth enamel
  • It limits loss of mass in the jawbone
  • Calcium also fortifies the bones around the jaw to reduce bone problems such as loss of bone structure as one gets older
  • It helps in protecting the teeth from acidic components that cause tooth decay

To have healthy teeth, one needs to have a balanced diet that meets the regular calcium requirements besides following a healthy lifestyle.

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Related Tip: Smoking and Its Effect on Teeth

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If someone is having hichki a type of sound continue by time from mouth then what should he do.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
If someone is having hichki a type of sound continue by time from mouth then what should he do.
Please Take cold milk, cold water Take deep breath, try to hold it for few seconds, exhale slowly Take Tab Dompan SR 1 Sy ulgel A 2 tsf three times a day Tab trika Half in morning and 1 at evening
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I can explain my ulcer is look like res spot. Laal rang k upper huye jo muh khane pr seedhe gale me dikkat h tonsil k same upar tonsil k as peas bhi h.lips k niche bhi isitarah h.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, you need to visit a dentist and get it checked. For an ulcer you can apply baking soda over it, or do baking soda in water mouth rinses. This will give you relief from pain and heal the ulcer. If it still persists, you can consult a physician and get your Vitamin B levels checked. If required take supplements for it.
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Sir mai 40 years ka hu maine 15 years tak gutkha (with tobacco) khaya hai. Past 4 years se bilkul chhor diya hai. Lekin mera mouth abi bi kam khulta hai, sirf 2 fingers jati hai. Pls iska upchaar batain. Thanks.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir mai 40 years ka hu maine 15 years tak gutkha (with tobacco) khaya hai. Past 4 years se bilkul chhor diya hai. Lek...
Hello lybrate-user. Habit of chewing tobacco products leads to submucous fibrosis which results in burning mouth, inability to open mouth. You need to go for intraoral injections which increases your mouth opening and practice mouth opening exercises daily. See a dentist soon and get the needful done.
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My mother is diabetic patient her age 63 years, she has dental problems. Some teeth are paining badly and moving little roots are damaged badly. Doctor prescribed the pain killer tablet for the teeth pain. She consumes one tablet for day when she get the pain and continues for 3 to 4 days . Some times even tablets also couldnot help her. My query is extraction of bad teeth is advisable for diabetic patient? If possible how to take care of same. Thanks for all your suggestions.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
hi...according to me when sugar kevel is controlled and if teeth can't be restored then get them extracted under antibiotic coverage and teeth which can be restored( means teeth which are paining but not mobile ) can go for Root canal treatment followed by crowns...
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i am 18. My teeth become yellow brushing after few hrs. How to get rid of this problem. Pls suggest some home made tips. Suggests best product name to get rid of this problem.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
i am 18. My teeth become yellow brushing after few hrs. How to get rid of this problem. Pls suggest some home made ti...
Incorporate baking soda in your toothpaste and brush twice daily. Baking soda has a whitening effect on your teeth.
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I have ulcers on the tongue and gingiva and its paining a lot. Prescribe me some medicine for this.

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have ulcers on the tongue and gingiva and its paining a lot. Prescribe me some medicine for this.
Hi lybrate-user ulcers on the tongue and gingiva could be indicative of viral infection in the mouth. I suggest you see a dentist, an oral surgeon, or an oral medicine specialist for evaluation. In the meantime, you can use any anaesthetic mouth ulcer gel, particularly just before meals, for symptomatic relief.
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BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
Brushing twice a day keeps cavities away.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.

I am feeling that my gums are loosening/ shrinking on teeth, the roots of teeth is slowly coming out of gums, although there is no sensation in the teeth. Any precaution or treatment? Please advice.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am feeling that my gums are loosening/ shrinking on teeth, the roots of teeth is slowly coming out of gums, althoug...
this are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
The milk teeth of every child need to be cleaned thoroughly. For this purpose they should use a toothbrush with a small round head and soft bristles.

I am having serious teeth pain from past fee days which medicine should I take to get instant relief.?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having serious teeth pain from past fee days which medicine should I take to get instant relief.?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion.You may need root canal treatment. Take t. Zerodol. 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 father is 53 year old, 6 months, not why saliva in their mouths? What measures.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My father is 53 year old, 6 months, not why saliva in their mouths? What measures.
Lybrate-user your father is having less saliva in his mouth from last six months. There can be many reasons for dry mouth. See dental surgeon for check up and follow advice. Ask him to drink plenty of water. More of fluids and soft diet. Rinse mouth frequently and before going to sleep.
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I' m 22 year female. I want to know that plen braces is good for teeth setting. Because I don' t want to take off my teeth. I consulted a dentist and he said my four teeth must be remove. So please any other options tell me.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
The only other possible option could be to go for a smile makeover utilizing veneers and/or metal-free crowns. Please share some photographs for a more precise opinion.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Patients should visit their endodontists (especially trained to perform root canal treatment) or general dentist after the root canal treatment to have proper restorative work completed on the tooth.

Is that bleaching is good for teeth? Basically when your enamel layer of teeth is not strong Nd intrinsic stain on your teeth is showing.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Is that bleaching is good for teeth? Basically when your enamel layer of teeth is not strong
Nd intrinsic stain on yo...
Bleaching has no harmful effects on your health. Wether bleaching can b done or not depends on your dentition condition. Haan you might feel sensitivity post bleaching but that can b overcome by sensitivity toothpastes.
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My sister used to brush every day and night. She had a cavity and it was treated. But she found her mouth smells bad though drinking more water. What should do to get rid of bad breath?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My sister used to brush every day and night. She had a cavity and it was treated. But she found her mouth smells bad ...
Infections in the mouth, such as dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal (gum) disease or mouth sores related to other conditions may contribute to bad breath. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. Dry mouth also can cause bad breath. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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Doctor, Kanpur
Citrus fruits like lemon help in whitening the teeth.
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