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Dr. Sumitra Somu

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

8 Years Experience
Dr. Sumitra Somu BDS Dentist, Chennai
8 Years Experience
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To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
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Dr. Sumitra Somu is an experienced Dentist in Pammal, Chennai. She has over 8 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a BDS . You can visit her at Vaishnavi Dental Care Centre in Pammal, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sumitra Somu and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Channai University - 2009
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I have a white small line on right lower end of gum that pains and stretches. Its been a month and its not healing.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a white small line on right lower end of gum that pains and stretches. Its been a month and its not healing.
Taking of a biopsy should be considered.consult oral and maxillofacial surgeon as soon as possible.We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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My teeth is little bit front so I thought of putting braces what I bother is will they remove 4 teeth and then they put me the braces?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My teeth is little bit front so I thought of putting braces what I bother is will they remove 4 teeth and then they p...
It will depend upon how much space is required to push back the teeth as that will guide the Dr. How many teeth r required to b removed if required at all.
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I am 21 year old girl m having problem in my teeth also having bad smell from mouth too ll you plzz sugest me medicine to treat bad smell.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 21 year old girl m having problem in my teeth also having bad smell from mouth too ll you plzz sugest me medicin...
Bad smell can be cleared by dental scaling and avoid eating pungent odour related food like onion and garlic
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I am 47years old, I am a patient of mouth ulcers, due to chewing tobacco. Kindly suggest me the remedy.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 47years old, I am a patient of mouth ulcers, due to chewing tobacco.
Kindly suggest me the remedy.
First is to stop tobacco altogether. You can use mucopain or dologel ointment on ulcer 3-4 times a day. For faster relief you can also start b complex tablets 3 times for 5 days. Completely avoid spicy, oily n hard foods n alcohol (if you drink).
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Drinking a cup of tea everyday is healthy for the teeth and gums as it contains high amounts of flouride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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My friend is 14 yrs old (male) he is having yellow teeth, he wants to get white teeth what should he do.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My friend is 14 yrs old (male)
he is having yellow teeth, he wants to get white teeth
what should he do.
I advice you go for scaling (professional tooth cleaning) to remove the extrinsic stains and then polishing and then bleaching (tooth whitening) so as to remove the intrinsic stains and improves the tooth shade.
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Visit your dentist every 6 months.
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I tend to suffer from mouth sores on regular basis. It pains like anything. I eat all that what my family eats but hoe do I get these sores I do not know. Pls help doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I tend to suffer from mouth sores on regular basis. It pains like anything. I eat all that what my family eats but ho...
Different person have different immune system (jise bimari se larne ki chhmata kahte h) and mouth sores have many reasons. Stomach upset vitamin deficiency, stress, nerve involvement. So firstly you include more salad in diet, take plenty of water, multivitamin cap daily at least 10-15 days. Check after that if not improved contact to Dr. Also apply dologel or ultigel.
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Soft drinks And teeth

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Coimbatore
Soft drinks And teeth
Sugar free soft drinks often have high erosive potential as sugar containing soft drinks. Excessive intake of soft drinks could cause dental caries and tooth erosion. Limit the soft drink intake.
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I m 23 yrs old and I have mouth problem I cant chewing hot and spicy food. And I used to chewing tobacco or gutkha so please advice me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I m 23 yrs old and I have mouth problem I cant chewing hot and spicy food. And I used to chewing tobacco or gutkha so...
Quit habits strictly. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. 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 am suffering regularly with heavy mouth ulcer. What should I do? I have consulted so many doctors for this but still not get benefited.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am suffering regularly with heavy mouth ulcer. What should I do?
I have consulted so many doctors for this but stil...
For mouth ulcers you may take a cap bnc daily, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, local application of metroggyl gel, add fibre to your diet, green veg, banana r rich sources, take two helpful spoons of isabagol husk at night with water, milk or curd, drink plenty of water. Stress, hurry, worry predispose you to this, ladies may experience this more during periods.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Always rinse your tooth brush thoroughly after brushing and allow it to air-dry before using it again.
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I'm 21 years old Male. It's been couple of months i've developed black stains on my teeth. I neither smoke nor use any Tobacco products. May I know what May be the reason?

BDS
Dentist, Pulwama
I'm 21 years old Male. It's been couple of months i've developed black stains on my teeth. I neither smoke nor use an...
Please visit your dentist. These can either be stains or carious lesions. Whatever the case, your dentist will solve it.
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I have gum swelling. Not resolved in 3 weeks now what to do. Not effected all tooth but right side 3 teeth top front behind teeth leftside 2 teeth out side.

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I have gum swelling. Not resolved in 3 weeks now what to do. Not effected all tooth but right side 3 teeth top front ...
Get your teeth and gums cleaned by a dentist. Brush your teeth twice a day with parodontax toothpaste.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Gurgaon
Taking kids to the dentist is necessary to keep their teeth healthy and promote excellent oral hygiene habits. But from a child's point of view, a trip to the dentist can be a scary event -- lying on a chair in an unfamiliar room filled with unfamiliar noises and objects, all while a stranger is poking cold, metallic, and unusual instruments in his mouth. Plus, as your child's teeth continue to fall out and grow, he may take at least 10 trips to the dentist before starting kindergarten. To help ease future visits for your child (and for the dentist!), follow these steps so that he will feel comfortable and more relaxed.

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I have serious tooth ache. My gums have totally swelled up Adding to this my neck is also swelled.

BDS
Dentist, Kanyakumari
I have serious tooth ache.
My gums have totally swelled up
Adding to this my neck is also swelled.
Mam, it may be a infection in your teeth. The neck swelling may be caused due to the lymph nodes that got swollen .its a regular sign of infection. So you should consult a dentist and get the necessary treatment as soon as possible.
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Can you suggest any specific toothpaste for kids below 2-3 years. Is it good to start toothpaste at this age.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Can you suggest any specific toothpaste for kids below 2-3 years. Is it good to start toothpaste at this age.
if your kid have teeth in the mouth , yes, you can start tooth pastes like cheerio or kidodent. if teeth are not there, please use wet and clean soft clothes to gently clean the gums or gingivae.
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I have just done with my wisdom tooth extraction third molar upper left side, it was a surgery extraction. What would be the advises post surgery? Thank you in advance 😀

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have just done with my wisdom tooth extraction third molar upper left side, it was a surgery extraction. What would...
Hi, do consult your dentist who performed surgery, but general instructions are as follows: the following will help speed recovery: take painkillers as prescribed by your dentist or oral surgeon. Apply an ice or cold pack to the outside of your mouth to help relieve pain and swelling. After 24 hours, rinse your mouth gently with warm salt water several times a day to reduce swelling and relieve pain. Make your own salt water by mixing 1 tsp (5 g) of salt in a medium-sized glass [8 fl oz (240 ml)] of warm water. Change gauze pads before they become soaked with blood. Relax after surgery. Physical activity may increase bleeding. Avoid smoking. Eat soft foods, such as gelatin, pudding, or a thin soup. Gradually add solid foods to your diet as healing progresses. Do not lie flat. This may prolong bleeding. Prop up your head with pillows. Avoid rubbing the area with your tongue. Do not use sucking motions, such as when using a straw to drink. Continue to carefully brush your teeth and tongue.
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I am getting frequent mouth ulcer problem. Due to which unable to have proper meals. Please suggest reasons for frequent occurrence and remedy for the same. I stopped drinking completely since last six months. Before also I used to take max 100 ml occasionally.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am getting frequent mouth ulcer problem. Due to which unable to have proper meals. Please suggest reasons for frequ...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
If you are constantly engaged in sports related activities, always wear a mouthguard to protect your mouth and orthodontic appliances while the treatment is going on.
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