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Dr. T S Kumar

Dentist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. T S Kumar Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. T S Kumar is a renowned Dentist in Mylapore, Chennai. You can meet Dr. T S Kumar personally at Dental Clinic Mylapore in Mylapore, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. T S Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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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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teeth are leaving gums uneasiness in chewing foods, diabetic patient, unable to see clearly.

BDS
Dentist,
Ya measure problem is diabetes you must need to control diabetes first n proper maintain oral hygiene n use mouthwash like hexide mouthwash.
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I consult good dentist and cleaned my teeth. He said I have some stomach problems thats why bad breath is coming can you pls say some tips to recover from it.

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Tongue cleaning and flossing is very important in maintaining oral hygiene brushing alone can't help it. And use of mouthwash regularly is utmost important in bad breath. Ya stomach problem is 1 cause of persisting bad breath. If you often feel thirsty is another cause if you have got your cleaning done correctly I just advise you to consume lots of water, use freshchlor (mouthwash) directly without diluting it. Tongue cleaning with tongue cleaner and flossing after every meals. If you have any other findings like cavity or deccay that is another reason of bad breath. You can take pantoacid cap once daily for 5 days if acidity is problem rest you can consult once if you have chronic problem like since 1 years or so many months.
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I got mouth ulcer I used also oral medication but resolved. Please tell me permanent solution for ulcer?

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Mouth ulcers mouth ulcers can vary is size, shape and number. Mouth ulcers are self limiting, which means they heal naturally by themselves. The medications are only to ease the pain and burning sensation during the course of the healing. Please do not self prescribe any medications as it might at times delay the healing of the ulcer. Please visit the dentist to know exactly the type of the ulcer and its treatment. To ease the pain you cud by a topical anaesthetic gel and apply it before eating anything spicy. Try to reduce the stress, avoid long exposure to sunlight, avoid carbonated drinks and citrus fruits and juices containing citric acid, avoid lemon with food and keep urself hydrated.
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Best treatment for 3 crooked teeth. Don't want braces for just 3 teeth. Suggest other treatment.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Prosthodontics is second option. This treatment needs your teeth to be reduced to smaller size by the dentist then a better crown with good shape (not crooked) is placed. You will need rct of those teeth before the crown.
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Sir mere teeth me bahut sare kire lag rahe hai aur yellow bhi ho raha hai upaya bataye kya karu?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
If cavity is not deep or there is no pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then go for restoration (filling) but if cavity is deep or there is pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then first get the X-RAY done of that tooth and send me the X-RAY picture for further diagnosis... 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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I am having mouth smell for last 10 years, could you advise some better solution How to get it off.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Most of mouth smell due to over a period of deposition below gums and 2nd reason could be due to lung problems so first off all get cleaning done by dentist then start using mouthwashes specially before sleep for 3 weeks along with salt lukewarm water rinses..If still problem persist then consult physician ...
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Well I have bad breath so please I want to completely cure so please suggest me what kind of medicine I have to use.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) in our clinic.
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Dentists: which foods help in the re-mineralization of teeth after having something sweet? -cheese -apple -carrots?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Noida
Re-mineralisation of tooth occurs when it is provided with Ca or fluoride ions. Presently we say Fluoride . Above mentioned food does not contain fluoride . Cheese contains Ca , but it is not free Ca ions so vitamin D and Ca helps in remineralisation by getting absorbed in body. For Surface remineralisation of teeth locally fluoride is important which is present in tooth paste ,certain oral rinses (Phosflur) etc ,but concentration of fluoride is low and requires longer time (few months) . Other way of re-mineralisation of teeth is done in dental office(this is much faster due to high concentration of fluoride) where APF gels and Fluoride Varnishes are used to remineralize external surface of tooth. All type de-mineralised surfaces cannot be re mineralised by any of above mentioned things and these require dental treatment like dental caries.
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I have problem regarding my teeth. When I eat some cold item then sometime I felt pain in upper portion of my teeth. Some time it take bleeding. How can I solve this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Get your teeth x-rayed. The pain while eating cold item can be either due to decay or sensitivity. For bleeding, go for scaling and polishing of teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Using the unaffected side of the mouth for chewing food is recommended.
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I brush my teeth twice a day then also I am having weak gums and yellowish teeth's please help?

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Hi, just get your teeth cleaned by a dentist that will solve most of your problems. Cleaning or oral prophylaxis is not very expensive.
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Hi doc I am 28 years old ànd need to fix my brokeñ teeth what is the best procedure please let me know thank you!

BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Hello, broken teeth may be due to many reasons, either injury, cavitation, etc. Broken teeth may repaired by root canals, post and core and finally placing a crown. For all this you need to visit your nearest dentist as he/she will be in better situation to clinically access the situation.
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I have swelling in my lip. Its been there over a month. Also Dr. said its because of Slavia. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
It must be mucocele, which can occur due to trauma to the minor salivary glands on the lip. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need surgical removal. You may consult me in person. 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 dentist did rct of maxillary molar. Then I realize the pain and I went for the checkup again due to pain but he extracted the infected portion of my tooth and half of the tooth left. He said that crown will be make. Is it safe?

CEOR, B.D.S, P.G Dip Ortho
Dentist, Agra
After root canal it's better to have a crown capping of the particular tooth to avoid such kind of situations No worry if part of crown of tooth remains somewhat it can be restored using capping of tooth. It is safe don't worry.
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I smell bad from mouth even I brush properly. How to get rid of this problem. Will Listerine work.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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How to stop a toothache instantly?

Dentist, Udaipur
How to stop a toothache instantly?

What are some simple ways to get rid of a toothache fast?

A) before knowing about the remedies for relieving toothache, let us first understand the reasons for a toothache. Knowing the causes can help us prevent it.

Causes

Generally, toothache is a result of inflammation of the soft, central part of the tooth. The most common cause is cavities (tooth decay). Other causes include infection at the root of the tooth, chipped or broken teeth, damaged fillings, infected gums

Prevention

Since most toothaches are the result of tooth decay, following good oral hygiene practices can prevent toothaches. Follow these simple steps:

-brush twice daily with a fluoride-containing toothpaste
-floss once daily
-rinse once or twice a day with an antiseptic mouthwash
-consult your dentist twice a year for professional cleaning
-eat foods low in sugar

Natural ways to relieve a toothache

Popping painkillers and other drugs frequently to relieve pain is not always the best idea. They come with their own set of side effects and should be avoided whenever possible. You may try these simple, safe and effective remedies to help you relieve a toothache instantly and naturally:

1. Salt and pepper

Salt mixed with pepper can be of great use as both the ingredients have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties:
-mix equal amounts of pepper and common salt with a few drops of water to form a paste
-apply the paste directly on the affected tooth and allow it to sit for a few minutes
-repeat 2-3 times in a day

2. Garlic

Garlic has antibiotic and other medicinal properties that can be very effective in reducing the pain:
-mix a crushed garlic clove with some table salt or black salt and apply it directly on the affected tooth to alleviate the pain
-you can also chew one or two cloves of garlic to get relief

More: have garlic & 6 more foods for a healthy heart

3. Cloves

Cloves have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant and anesthetic properties that help alleviate tooth pain and fight infection:
-grind two whole cloves. Mix in a little olive oil or any vegetable oil and apply on the affected tooth
-another option is to dab a cotton ball in clove oil and rub it directly on the sore tooth
-you may also mix a few drops of clove oil in half a glass of water and use it as a mouth rinse

4. Saltwater

Saltwater cleanses the area around the tooth and draws out some of the fluid that causes swelling:
-stir a teaspoon of salt into a glass of warm water and rinse for up to 30 seconds before you spit it out
-repeat this treatment as often as needed

5. Tea bag

The tannic acid in tea helps to relieve gum infections:

-steep a tea bag in boiling water for a few minutes, then remove and allow to cool
-hold the cooled teabag around your gums for about 5 minutes

6. Ice

Ice helps numb the nerves and hence the toothache:

-place a small ice cube in a plastic bag, wrap a thin cloth around the bag, and apply it to the aching tooth for about 15 minutes
-alternatively, that ice pack can go on your cheek, over the painful tooth

Do remember,

These remedies may help with short term relief. Consult your doctor if your toothache lasts longer than 1 or 2 days, if it is severe, or if you have a fever, earache, or pain upon opening your mouth wide. Proper identification and treatment of dental infections is very important to prevent its spread to other parts of the face and skull.

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I have a broken teeth on the front upper side. Can it be possible to make an artificial teeth with the support of the broken half?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.
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