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Dr. Tabbu

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Tabbu Dentist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Tabbu is a renowned Dentist in Vadapalani, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Vijaya Hospital - Vadapalani in Vadapalani, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Tabbu on Lybrate.com.

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All About Laser Dentistry - Methods and Results

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
All About Laser Dentistry - Methods and Results

A very interesting thing, that most people would have noticed during their visit to the clinic is the white light that is used on the teeth. This is laser light, which is used extensively over the last couple of decades in dentistry for a variety of treatments. The following are some procedures where laser is commonly used.

  1. Whitening teeth: In-office bleaching is done by applying the whitening agent on the tooth and activating it by laser light. This instant result is whiter teeth and a brighter smile.

  2. Caries: In some cases, laser light is used to remove the decayed portion of the tooth and shape the surrounding healthy tooth to receive the restorative material.

  3. Restorations: When composite resins are used to fill the space left by tooth decay, the decayed portion is removed and the enamel etched to improve adhesion. The composite material is then filled in the tooth space to achieve the desired shape and then light-cured.

  4. Veneers: Where a thin layer of the existing tooth is removed to provide a whiter tooth, then laser light is used. These chemicals are inactive and only become activated when exposed to laser light. In cases of both restorations and veneers, one big advantage is it gives sufficient working time for the dentist to shape the material to the desired form and then activate it.

  5. Gingivitis: Laser is also used in gum diseases where bacteria are removed and the gums are reshaped. Using laser on the root surfaces ensures better removal of the hardened calculus and promotes gum reattachment of the gums to the tooth surfaces.

  6. Root canal therapy: In the root spaces, if there was an infection, laser light can help remove the bacteria before filling up the root canal with gutta percha.

  7. Soft tissue biopsy or lesion removal: Biopsies of the lips, gums, and tongue can be done using laser light. If the lesions are too small and require removal, it can be done by laser, thereby avoiding the need for surgery

Results: In all the above procedures, the laser is more effective than the conventional method that it is replacing. Some advantages include:

  1. Less painful

  2. Anesthesia not required

  3. Avoids tooth drilling in some cases of very minor decay, so patient is at ease

  4. Reduces bleeding and swelling when dealing with soft tissues

  5. Reduces the amount of tooth removal during cavity preparation

Not all situations can be managed with a laser treatment though and conventional biopsies and drills will be required in some cases. As with all other dental situations, a detailed discussion with the dentist on the pros and cons and the patient condition will help make an informed decision.

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Before some days cavities are formed in may teeth. How can I remove it. Please suggest me any medicine?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ernakulam
Before some days cavities are formed in may teeth. How can I remove it. Please suggest me any medicine?
You cannot remove cavities with medicine but these could be filled by a dentist to make it pain free.
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My teeth's cavity make black hole in my teeth. Can I do filling on my cavity teeth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth's cavity make black hole in my teeth. Can I do filling on my cavity teeth?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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 have done two time toothpaste but my mouth bad breath and some time blooding so what I have done please tell me. I have use Colgate total.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have done two time toothpaste but my mouth bad breath and some time blooding so what I have done please tell me. I ...
Pls get a scaling done and then use hexidine mouthwash. Brushing really will not help until all deposits are cleaned from your teeth.
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Iam a young boy of 18 and have problem related gums. Is there any home remedy or and specific medicine for pain.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Iam a young boy of 18 and have problem related gums. Is there any home remedy or and specific medicine for pain.
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I had taken fluoxetine hydrochloride 20mg for 4 years and then I had stop taking for 45 days then I start taking again but can't sleep at night and feeling nervous and dry tung, so what should I do?

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
I had taken fluoxetine hydrochloride 20mg for 4 years and then I had stop taking for 45 days then I start taking agai...
DEAR Lybrate USER. You have to follow some basic things so that you get better results in a short period of time. …. 1) take solid diet two times in a day and liquid diet two times in a day …2) drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals …. 3) don’t drink water before meal for one hour and one hour after meal…4) avoid oily, spicy, junk, fermented and stale foods…. 5) avoid late night sleeping habits …6) avoid coffee and tea…. A) take 30ml of triphala juice and 10 ml of honey early in the morning on empty stomach and at night before sleep. B) take 10 gm of HARIDRA KHAND after meals…. C) take 2-2 tablets of arogyavardhini vati and chandraprabha vati after meals, D) take 30 ml of aloevera juice along with 30ml of lukewarm water. Do all things for 30 days. This formulation is effective. Consult to me for further suggestion. THANKS.
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I have a very bad mouth odour. I am 43 years old. Female. I have got teeth cleaned and they say there is no problem in my denture. Every half an hour once I have to use the mouth wash to get rid of this odour please help.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Well you need to visit a prosthodontist! you need to get a dental checkup. Get teeth cleaned. If there is any decay or cavity get them treated. Sometimes your denture act as a source of infection so I suggest you to go for flexible dentures which are without wires and easy to maintain. Discard your old denture and please visit a specialist dentist. Also drinks lots of water. Avoid eating garlic &onion, brush twice daily!
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I am suffering a lot because of very bad smell from my mouth because of an artificial teeth I have to plant because of some damage. Could you please help me.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am suffering a lot because of very bad smell from my mouth because of an artificial teeth I have to plant because o...
consult a dentist near you for thorough clinical check up. if the artificial tooth is causing smell,get it removed and go for better quality replacement like implant or full ceramic bridge
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teeth are having badly stains, is any paste which can remove stains of tobacco or coffee yellowish.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
teeth are having badly stains, is any paste which can remove stains of tobacco or coffee yellowish.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Hi My teath is showing yellow what i am doing my teeth is getting whiteness. Please tell me what medicine for this problem. Thanks

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is a toothpaste called snowdent which gives you the whitening in your teeth . The paste should be used twice a week and stop your normal toothpaste use on that day
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My teeth are getting yellowish especially the canines. Help me to get rid out of this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are getting yellowish especially the canines. Help me to get rid out of this.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Hi doctor! I'm 21 years old. My teeth is so weak from the root. It's not broken or something like that. There is no bleeding or pain or infection. What should I do? What is the cause of this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi doctor! I'm 21 years old. My teeth is so weak from the root. It's not broken or something like that.
There is no b...
- Use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! Brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - Floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - Control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - Rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - Stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - Eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - Try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a "water pick," to clear debris from around the gum line. - Have your dentures aligned as needed. - You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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In my teeth some dust available. I am trying to clean my teeth every day. But its not clear almost its look like white and smoothy. My paste name is close up coolmenthol please suggest me what am I doing now?

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
In my teeth some dust available. I am trying to clean my teeth every day. But its not clear almost its look like whit...
Go for complete scaling (professional cleaning) of teeth form a dentist. You have hard deposits on your teeth which can't be cleaned with toothbrush or floss.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Since the patients feels constant pain in the intial stage of the orthodontic treatment, they should stick to food which requires no or very less amount of chewing.

Dear sir! When I wake up in morning my teeth flow blood and feel bad smell last 3 months please should give me some advised.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dear sir! When I wake up in morning my teeth flow blood and feel bad smell last 3 months please should give me some a...
Use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! Brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - Floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - Control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - Rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - Stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - Eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - Try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a "water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
The tiny food particles left between the teeth at night play havoc. Do not forget to brush your teeth before you sleep. Brush twice a day to keep the dentist away!

I have sub mucous fibrosis so the mouth opening is very less, can any doctor from pune clean my teeth and treat some decaying one.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Pune
I have sub mucous fibrosis so the mouth opening is very less, can any doctor from pune clean my teeth and treat some ...
Hello good morning lybrate-user, initially oral conditions needs to be evaluated clinically regarding how much opening and dental status, for that you have to visit a dental clinic then only we can decide about treatment.
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I am having trouble with my teeth they are becoming yellowish is there any solution for this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having trouble with my teeth they are becoming yellowish is there any solution for this.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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I dental problem in mouth my gums are sensitive and teeth are pain and so request pls suggestion for me thank you.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I dental problem in mouth my gums are sensitive and teeth are pain and so request pls suggestion for me thank you.
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. It requires study of your case and symptoms in detail. To start with, take homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 4 days.
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Hello doctor, pls help me in knowing about teeth whitening. Wat are its aide effects. How long does the whitening effect stays?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello doctor, pls help me in knowing about teeth whitening. Wat are its aide effects. How long does the whitening eff...
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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