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Dr. Sunita Ravi

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Dr. Sunita Ravi is a trusted Dentist in T.Nagar, Chennai. She is currently associated with MSR Dental Surgery in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sunita Ravi on Lybrate.com.

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How much will it cost me to wear braces for a single teeth alignment in the upper teeth row? Your response is eagerly awaited. Thank you.

MDS - Orthodontics, LASERS, BOTOX AND DERMAL FILLERS, USA, RGDC Bangalore
Dentist, Lucknow
How much will it cost me to wear braces for a single teeth alignment in the upper teeth row?
Your response is eagerly...
Braces are never for a single tooth correction. The cost of braces ranges from 30,000 to 1 lac plus incase of lingual braces. Kindly fix an appointment to know more options.
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PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
The toothbrush cannot reach the spaces between the teeth the gumline. So, for the removal of plaque and tiny food particles from these spaces, proper flossing on a daily basis is necessary. 

I have a cavity of teeth but I use medicine medicine but I have not any improvement in my teeth.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have a cavity of teeth but I use medicine medicine but I have not any improvement in my teeth.
Hii. You may have deep cavity which can not be restored by simple fillings. You may need to go for root canal treatment.
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Hi, I want to know the cost of dental implant. Moreover,I want to know that my tooth extracted before 2 months but there is a line in my gums. Is it heal properly? If not, What should I do that my gum heals properly?

Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi, I want to know the cost of dental implant. Moreover,I want to know that my tooth extracted before 2 months but th...
Massage the extracted area thoroughly with ultigel cost os implant may vary ranging from 20,000 and above per tooth.
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Sir from last months I have some itching and little pain in my tongue. There is little hill like structure on the below of my tongue. Sir what is the treatment for it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir from last months I have some itching and little pain in my tongue. There is little hill like structure on the bel...
Increase dietary intake of vitamin B, folic acid, iron and use of vitamin supplements etc under medical supervision if blood tests confirm low concentrations • institute topical antifungal therapy if fungal plaques noticed Mouth sores are common and rarely Cause complications. Most go away in about a week, but it’s important to monitor any mouth sores you develop. If you are concerned, or if the sore doesn’t seem to be healing, contact your dentist.
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I have sensitivity in my tooth, especially 3rd molar teeth on both the sides. I can see the enamel had completely gone. Sometimes I bite the teeth during my sleep. Kindly provide me the advise to gain back the enamel.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have sensitivity in my tooth, especially 3rd molar teeth on both the sides. I can see the enamel had completely gon...
U may you sensodent k tooth paste twice daily it seems you have bruxism get a night guard made from a dentist.
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Hello, I am 34 year old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minut I need to water. What should I do ?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello sir, we need to carefuly examne your condition in the clinic as dry mouth could be cause due to disorders of salivary gland function also. So kindly get a checkup done by a dentist.
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Oral Cancer - In A Nutshell!

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Oral Cancer - In A Nutshell!

Oral cancer (OC) occurs when DNA mutations develop in the cells lining the lips and the mouth cavity. It commonly affects the tongue, floor of mouth, buccal mucosa, lips, palate, gum etc all. Mostly, oral cancers are squamous cell carcinomas that begin in the squamous cells lining the lips and the inside of mouth.

  1. Type: of oral cancer are as enumerated below -

    1. Squamous cell carcinoma: is the most common, as described above.

    2. Adenocarcinoma: affects the salivary glands.

    3. Lymphoma: affects the tissues of the tonsil(s) or those involving the lymphatic system.

    4. Melanoma: may affect the mucous tissues of the oral cavity.

  2. Gender: affects the male populace predominantly. But, it can affect both male and female. It’s the commonest cancer in India currently, and accounts for a significant percentage of the total cancer mortality.

  3. Etiology: consumption of “khaini” (tobacco & lime mix), betel nut, areca nut, slaked lime, chronic irritation due to irregular teeth, smoking, alcohol consumption, oral infection with Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) / Human Papilloma virus (HPV), nutritional deficiencies, chronic infections & poor dental/ oral hygiene are the common risk factors that can trigger oral carcinogenesis. It is noteworthy that the local effects of tobacco and alcohol are both dose-dependent and synergistic.

  4. Features: the various presentations (of signs & symptoms) of Oral cancer are as given below –

    1. Cheek cancer - hard and painless thickening, with an ulcer sometimes that does not heal for weeks together.

    2. Lip cancer - white patch on the inner lining of the lip on which a hard mass slowly develops.

    3. Palate cancer- persistent sore on the hard palate that may ulcerate.

    4. Throat cancer - difficulty swallowing, sore throat, voice changes, feeling of hard lump in the throat.

    5. Tongue cancer - ulcer on the side of the tongue that bleeds occasionally and does not heal.

    6. Gum cancer and cancer of the minor salivary glands - loose teeth, bad breath and sensory loss of the feelings in the face

  5. Screening: is generally recommended for asymptomatic populations goal of which, as usual, is to be able to detect & diagnose oral cancer at an early stage which is potentially curable. Visual screening by healthcare personnel including dentists, general practitioners, oncologists, surgeons etc all is crucial to detect not only early asymptomatic oral cancers but also the oral pre-cancerous lesions including oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF), oral leukoplakia, erythroplakia et al which carry a high risk of malignant transformation to in-situ and invasive cancers.

  6. Diagnosis: a complete physical exam of the local parts basis the features mentioned above arouses suspicion that prompts diagnosis -

    1. Biopsy (punch or removal of mass of tissue (excision) for cytology) clinches the diagnosis of oral cancer. Should there be a neck mass that arises suspicion of a regional metastatic disease, a fine needle biopsy (FNB) can be attempted.

    2. Initial staging workup includes CT, MRI scans etc all. PET CT scan though frequently employed, is not usually used for the initial workup.

    3. A triple endoscopy that includes laryngoscopy, esophagoscopy and bronchoscopy can help definitive staging of the disease. Biopsies obtained during this procedure help confirm the primary diagnosis, define the extent to which the primary site disease has spread, and identify additional pre-malignant lesions and metastasis, if any.

  7. Treatment / Prognosis: preventive measures, earlier diagnosis and right early treatment is key for better prognostication and efficient/ effective therapeutic management of oral cancer. Conventional treatment includes surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy as deems appropriate. Simultaneously, an adjunctive or integrative naturopathic treatment with suitable complementary & alternative medicines (CAM) too can help improve clinical endpoints and facilitate recovery as would be feasible contextually. As seen with other cancers, the site, stage, histopathological grading etc all determine the treatment outlook. The number of micronucleated oral mucosal cells can be a useful biomarker for predicting course of oral pre-cancerous lesions and prognosis thereof.

  8. Prevention: rightly said, prevention is always a better choice. Although genetic risks are difficult to modify, still an increased focus on protective factors and avoidance of the risk factors can be of help. Especially, abstaining from use of tobacco/ products, alcohol, regularly maintaining oral health and hygiene and daily intake of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables can help prevent a vast majority of oral cancers. Also, timely screening/ detection of the pre-cancerous lesions of the oral cavity and prompt treatment thereof is crucial to preventing a malignant transformation of the same. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can ask a free question.

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I am having teeth sensitivity and little bit tooth ache on right side from back side of teeth. Please tell me the solution for this? I don't smoke ,non alcoholic at not taking tobacco and chewing gum also.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am having teeth sensitivity and little bit tooth ache on right side from back side of teeth. Please tell me the sol...
You may do the following. But don't expect one day miracle. You will have to do it regularly. Start a vitamin C and if you can then a multivitamin is more preferable. Massage your gums with mixture of turmeric and a little amount of salt. And if there is tar formation then go to a dentist and ask for scaling. As it cannot be removed otherwise.
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