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Dr. Susha Prasad

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Susha Prasad is an experienced Dentist in T.Nagar, Chennai. She is currently practising at M/S Dental Clinic & Orthodontic Centre in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Susha Prasad on Lybrate.com.

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Root Canal Treatment

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment is necessary when the pulp (soft tissue inside your teeth containing blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue) becomes inflamed or diseased. During root canal treatment, your dentist removes the diseased pulp. The pulp chamber and root canal(s) of the tooth are then cleaned and sealed. If the infected pulp is not removed, pain and swelling can result, and your tooth may have to be removed.
Causes of an infected pulp could include:
• a deep cavity
• repeated dental procedures
• a cracked or broken tooth
• injury to the tooth (even if there’s not a visible crack or chip)
If you continue to care for your teeth and gums your restored tooth could last a lifetime. However, regular checkups are necessary; a tooth without its nerve can still develop cavities or gum disease. Most of the time, a root canal is a relatively simple procedure with little or no discomfort involving one to three visits. Best of all, it can save your tooth and your smile.
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Had a bad breath. Tried all kind of market cosmetics. Nothing worked. Pls suggest something.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Had a bad breath. Tried all kind of market cosmetics. Nothing worked. Pls suggest something.
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •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. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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I am suffering with teeth pain when I take cool items like cool water, ice cream so please suggest a solution for my problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering with teeth pain when I take cool items like cool water, ice cream so please suggest a solution for my ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with desensitizing procedures or artificial enamel filling. You may consult me in person too. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue. 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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Whenever I add sprouts, soya beans, oatmeal etc in my diet, I suffers from gum swallowing. What should I do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Whenever I add sprouts, soya beans, oatmeal etc in my diet, I suffers from gum swallowing. What should I do?
Dear lybrate user It,reveales that hour intake specially protein is not properly digested. Take,plenty of water to eliminate toxins & activate metabolic action. Go for a walk in d morning. Tk,your breakfast,lunch & dinner,easily digestible,on time. Homoeo medicne. @ Nux vom 20 a6 pills,thrice a day. @ CalendulaQ-110 drops,with 1/4 cup of water rinse your mouth,twice a day. Please,report,wkly.
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So yellow teeth can be whiten again by bleaching only? what is bleaching exactly? I need to do it on regular interval time or one time is enough? n day by day gap is increasing between my each teeth! the gap looks very bad? what is your suggestion on this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
No, bleaching is not the only option for whitening. Bridging can convince you with white teeth as well as your gap closure. For specific details consult. Consultation free.
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Tooth Crowding - Not a Problem Any More?

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Tooth Crowding - Not a Problem Any More?

We all love a set of perfectly aligned teeth to show off when we smile. Many get braces done to get this straight set of teeth. However, many people find it mysterious that their teeth have suddenly started to crowd. Somebody could even be in their late 20s, well past their growing years, and suddenly realize that there is crowding setting in for the last few months. It poses a big cosmetic problem and also affects the way teeth bite with each other.

Causes: The sudden appearance of crowding seems very mysterious. However, in most people, there is no exact reason to pinpoint and it seems it is hereditary and genetic. Despite having braces done, there is sudden crowding after the growing years are over. Though an exact correlation has not been established, it is believed that strange habits of people not related to their mouth at all causes tooth crowding. Regular pressure on the mouth by either placing the face on the head or sleeping on the belly puts a constant pressure on the mouth and leads to crowding over a prolonged period of time.

The most logical explanation is however, what is termed as ‘physiologic mesial drift’. By nature, the teeth have a constant, very gradual movement towards the incisors which is the midpoint of the jaw. Given this inherent quality, there is mild constant pressure from the molars towards the incisors and this is what leads to crowding. Stronger jaw bones may slow the process, but it is not yet proven. This physiologic mesial drift is the reason why the lower front teeth are the most common area of crowding.

Management: The earlier the dentist intervenes, the shorter the treatment duration and the quicker the correction. Radiographs and models would be required to identify the problem completely. The bite with the upper teeth needs to be assessed though to make sure it is not very deep. The age of the person also determine the results.

Mild to moderate crowding in this area can be managed with just a lower brace for about 5 to 10 months. In some cases, even an upper brace would be required. In cases of severe crowding, some cases even presenting with two rows of teeth, some teeth definitely have to be removed and the remaining teeth need to be aligned and the extra spaces closed. Severe crowding may also require you to wear a retained for a long period. This could be placed on the inner side (tongue or palatal side) to improve cosmetic effect.

There is no need to panic when you realize the teeth are crowding, there is definitely a way to flash that bright smile again!

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I have dental problems in 4 days very badly what I do now and tell me which is better seal or teeth removing.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have dental problems in 4 days very badly what I do now and tell me which is better seal or teeth removing.
It depends upon which tooth it is. And how much is the decay. Its always advisable to save the tooth if ppossible. So you need to see a dentist. Only after seeing the case. It is possible to advise.
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I am getting black dots on my whole body, it's not itching or burning it's simply coming out! And my back upper body paining and lower back also paining unwantly. Few black dots on my tongue also and few on my face! I don't know what it is? Please guide me with proper medical assistance.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am getting black dots on my whole body, it's not itching or burning it's simply coming out! And my back upper body ...
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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Hi I have a problem in teeth that gap is coming between teeth. It is in starting stage only. Only between two teeth it occurs. So I was not feeling comfortable. Please suggest any medicine that cure's fastly. But not braces. If any remedy is there and Ayurved or homeopathy medicine.

Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi I have a problem in teeth that gap is coming between teeth. It is in starting stage only. Only between two teeth i...
I'm sorry lakshmi but ortho treatment is the only way to correct it. but since you have space between two of your teeth only, it can be corrected without braces also. kindly visit a good orthodontist
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I am having pain in my teeth the lower k9 left when I take something cold please help me?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am having pain in my teeth the lower k9 left when I take something cold please help me?
You can use the vantage or sensodyne toothpaste twice in day. May you get good result You are welcome to consult for more details.
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I am 31, had braces 2 years back however i wasnt very serious with the retainers after the braces were removed. So some gap has appeared. Can it be corrected by putting on the braces again. How long can it roughly take.Is age an issue?

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Yes age is a very important factor. In your case retainers were very important. If the spacing is generalized then there is no alternative other than wearing braces but if the spacing/gap is between two particular teeth you can go for composite fillings. Also consult your dentist regarding composite laminates.
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My am having bad breath though I don't have cavities pls tell me what should I do

BDS, MDS - Periodontics, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI)
Dentist, Delhi
Brushing twice a day , rinsing with water after every meal and dont forget to clean your tongue after brushing. get a dental check up done . scaling ie professional cleaning might be required.
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Hello, I am having bad breath problem. I use mouth wash but it last for some time only. Please suggest the cure.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Hello, I am having bad breath problem. I use mouth wash but it last for some time only. Please suggest the cure.
if you are using mouthwash and still problem remains then get your proffesional cleaning done and you should maintain your oral hygiene.
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Sir I am suffering from severe tooth ache from 2 days and I visited a dentist. After examine he advised me to go for root canal treatment. Shall I go for that? Is it not possible to cure my teeth from medicine and precaution only? Please advise.

BDS, MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I am suffering from severe tooth ache from 2 days and I visited a dentist. After examine he advised me to go for ...
Usually tooth hurts when nerves are exposed. The only way to save a tooth is root canal treatment An Xray is must to give the final decision.
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I had cavity. My dentist firstly drilled the teeth and then laser fill. She did it in a single day. But some of my friends say that their teeth were cleaned and some medicine were given to remove infection and after few days later, teeth was filled. I'm worrying. Is everything OK with me or I need medical help?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had cavity. My dentist firstly drilled the teeth and then laser fill. She did it in a single day. But some of my fr...
Your friend might have underwent Root canal procedure. Your teeth is restored by normal filling. Procedure varies according to the depth of caries. Everythimg is okay with you.
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Myths About Root Canals Answered by Renowned Dentist Dr Ratnika Agarwal

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Myths About Root Canals Answered by Renowned Dentist Dr Ratnika Agarwal

If you were recently informed that you need a root canal, chances are the minute you left your dentist’s clinic, you immediately began scouring the Internet for information on this well-known — but highly misunderstood — dental treatment.

The Internet can be a great place to gather helpful information, but it is also plagued by unreliable sources & dangerously inaccurate information that can lead unknowing online researchers astray.

The following are common myths & misinformation about root canals & tooth pain that are prevalent online. While finding out you are in need of a root canal can be frightening, the more you know about this tooth-saving procedure & what it can do for your toothache & oral health, the calmer & more confident you will feel when you return to the dentist’s chair.

Myth #1: You only need a root canal if you are experiencing tooth pain.

Sometimes teeth that have died no longer cause pain & need to have a root canal in order to avoid becoming infected. We have several tests that allow us to know when a tooth has died & needs to receive a root canal.

Myth #2: Root canal treatment is painful.

A root canal relieves tooth pain associated with progressive & destructive decay that has reached the root of a tooth & caused infection. With the use of cutting-edge dental technology, along with anesthetics & sedation dentistry, having a root canal feels similar to receiving a filling & can be just as painless.

Myth #3: Root canals cause illness.

It’s hard to miss this myth if you are searching for information on root canals online. This myth is based on poorly designed & long-since debunked research that took place almost an entire century .Not only are root canals safe & effective, they eliminate bacteria from the infected roots of teeth, improving both your oral health & your overall health.

Myth #4: The benefits of root canal treatments are temporary.

Root canal results are long-lasting. They relieve patients’ toothaches & preserve the affected tooth indefinitely. The final restoration or crown is the key to successful results. A well-made & well-fit crown combined with good at-home oral health practices & routine visits to the dentist can ensure that your tooth lasts a lifetime.

Myth #5: Tooth extraction is a good alternative to root canals.

An extraction is a traumatic procedure that actually allows more bad bacteria to be introduced into the bloodstream. There is no adequate replacement for a natural tooth. A root canal with a good restoration is not only cost effective, it allows you to keep your natural tooth. Bridges, implants, & other replacement alternatives require additional treatments, more time in the chair, & elevated cost.

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How much money does it require for root canal therapy as I am having a hole in my front teeth, followed by ceramic crown.

BDS, D.pharm
Dentist, Chennai
How much money does it require for root canal therapy as I am having a hole in my front teeth, followed by ceramic cr...
If you get it done in dental colleges it wil be maximum 300 for root canal and 800 for crown if needed same treatment in private clinic charges 5000.
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My front teeth are loose any suggestion for my problem I think it is because of gum disease.

B.D.S
Dentist, Bangalore
My front teeth are loose any suggestion for my problem I think it is because of gum disease.
Hi sir gums if weak will lead to loosening of teeth. Please see your dentist for professional deep cleaning and subsequent treatment.
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