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Dr. Taritha Ram

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Chennai

22 Years Experience
Dr. Taritha Ram BDS, MDS Dentist, Chennai
22 Years Experience
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Taritha Ram is an experienced Dentist in Chenchipeta, Chennai. She has had many happy patients in her 22 years of journey as a Dentist. She has completed BDS, MDS . She is currently practising at Taritha Dental Care in Chenchipeta, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Taritha Ram on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - College of Dental Surgery, Mangalore, - 1995
MDS - Sree Balaji Dental College Hospital., - 2001
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The inner lining of my mouth has become very sensitive since past 5 years. I find difficulty in eating spicy items, rough items like papad and hot drinks. All my blood test results are normal. Vit B12 levels are near the lower limit , around 250.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
The delicate gums can be due to plaque accumulation. Some times it takes the place deep into gums which cannot be cleaned by brushing. Another cause can be due to vitamin deficiency you can take supplements as prescribed by your dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Is toothpaste a treatment option for sensitivity?

sensitivity can be because of various reasons like loss of tooth enamel, cavity, gum recession etc.
sensitivity is basically a symptom of some other problem. It doesn't make sense to try treating the symptoms when the actual cause is left unchecked. just imagine you are having fever due to malaria, and your physician gives you paracetamol for fever. will it help? same is the case when we use anti sensitivity toothpaste for masking symptoms and not treat the cause. cause will gradually worsen and a say a tooth that initially required only filling will now require root canal because you wasted time trying different toothpastes.

I personally advice such anti sensitivity toothpaste only when no other cause is clinically detected.

keep smiling. ☺

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Hello doctor My age is 24 year and my lower wisdom tooth are coming from both the side and it hurts a lot and I am getting infection and pus in gums again and again. My dentist suggest wisdom tooth removal but I am very afraid about surgery. Can you tell me is it complicated? 1.how much time it takes in removal of tooth. 2. How much time in recovery after tooth removal. 3. What are the side effects of this? Help me to relax myself from this fear. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello doctor
My age is 24 year and my lower wisdom tooth are coming from both the side and it hurts a lot and I am ge...
Surgery for removal of wisdom tooth is nothing to be so scared about. Most commonly the procedure is done under local anaesthesia and should take about 30 to 45 minutes depending on the condition of your tooth. Following the surgery you can expect some pain and swelling which is controlled by use of antibiotics and painkillers. Usually the sutures are removed after 7 days of the surgery. In the meantime there are some food restrictions you need to follow, like eating a soft diet.
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My upper teeth are having gap between them. How it can be fixed. And what's the cost to remove tartar from teeth.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My upper teeth are having gap between them. How it can be fixed. And what's the cost to remove tartar from teeth.
Hello, gap in between teeth can be filled by 1. Orthodontic (braces) which is the best and most safest treatment. You need to consult an orthodontist and get it checked. 2. Veneers 3. Crowns to remove tartar from your teeth you can get your scaling and polishing done. It will cost you around Rs 500- 15,000 depending upon the case, dentist and the locality of the clinic.
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I have yellow teeth upper 2 teeth and lower 4 what I do? please suggest any home remedy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have yellow teeth upper 2 teeth and lower 4 what I do?  please suggest any home remedy.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching or laser) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedure can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person too. 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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I have been suffering with my tooth ache since fifteen days and also I have too much head ache. How can I overcome this problem? Please give me a good suggestion.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have been suffering with my tooth ache since fifteen days and also I have too much head ache. How can I overcome th...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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When I do brush in morning, was very hard of my teeth and blood was circulate, so what I do suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
When I do brush in morning, was very hard of my teeth and blood was circulate, so what I do suggest me.
Dear bleeding from gums usually is due to tartar / plaque deposition on teeth. Brush twice a day, rinse vigorously after every meal and get a professional cleaning of your teeth done. This should resolve your problem.
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In my teeth many yellow dotes I want to clean it I used many types of pests but no results.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Mumbai
In my teeth many yellow dotes I want to clean it I used many types of pests but no results.
Hi lybrate-user yellowing of teeth is common issue. It is usually due to our eating habits, smoking, etc. The food we eat causes the teeth to loose it colour. You can use glowdent tooth paste along with scaling n bleeching of your teeth r very yellow. *few good home remedy for whitening of teeth are -brush your teeth with baking soda it will lighten up your teeth. -u can even use salt and lemon to brush your teeth. -one of the most effective treatment for whitening of teeth is brushing your teeth with walnuts roots (akrod ki chhal). It is an sure short method of whitening the teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Ambala
Coffee, cigarettes, sodas and soft candies mean severe damage to the health of our teeth. Consider avoidng them.
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I have a large ulcer on my tongue from 1 week. Difficult to eat and drink & Painful.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
there are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -Certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -Sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -Some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin B-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and heat in stomach. . Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take 'Becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief..
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When I eat some thing cold or hard things in my right side of the mouth I experience a huge pain in one tooth which is broken in one side. How can I get rid of it please help me?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
When I eat some thing cold or hard things in my right side of the mouth I experience a huge pain in one tooth which i...
Dear lybrate-user, the broken tooth you are referring to, is causing pain as its nerves have become exposed. Most likely, you may have had a long-standing cavity, or may have chewed something extremely hard, that led to loss of a part of the tooth. The most reliable treatment in such cases is an rct, wherein the pain gets relieved permanently. I suggest that that you consult me privately on lybrate, so that I can provide more specific answers. You will be able to send across images of your damaged tooth/teeth, and looking at them will help me be in a better position to solve your problem.
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How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color . How can I care about my hair also.?

BDS
Dentist,
How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color . How can I care about my hair also.?
Proper brushing, mouth wash for oral health. For color improvement can go for bleeching upto some extent.
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My mouth is dry some times I am taking medicine for high BP & pulse rate as well. please tell me what can be done

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Dear , mouth dryness due to medication at your age is a common problem. Try sipping water as frequently as possible. Chew sugarless sour candies 4-5 times a day and avoid chewing gums. This will help you overcome your problem.
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Sir, I was suffering from tooth (Molars) pain and finally go to hospital and removed it, but sir I found much more empty space in mouth. Sir my question is what should I do should I use artificial tooth or not if yes then PLZZ tell me who much it costs.

BDS, Masters in Immediate Loading Implants, Digital Smile Degin , Fellowship in Implantology
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir, I was suffering from tooth (Molars) pain and finally go to hospital and removed it, but sir I found much more em...
Dental implant is best solution for missing teeth ranges from 15,000-50,000 different companies of implants are available in market. Visit your dentist fr more details.
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I have open a glass bottle by teeth, and I am in a lot of pain. One of my molar teeth, is giving me trouble. What is the best tablet you, advice me to take?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
For immediate pain relief take tab. Ketanov 2-3 times a day after food. From your description, sound like you may have chipped or broken a tooth. Consult with a dentist to make sure there is no problem.
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Too much burning senstion and pain inthe mouth apart from severe pain while swalloing due to concurrent chemo and radiation for squamous cell carcinoma.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Too much burning senstion and pain inthe mouth apart from severe pain while swalloing due to concurrent chemo and rad...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 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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Ian in my early twenties and my upper tooth is shaking a bit and its paining. Any remedy?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi u havnt mentioned whether anterior or posterior tooth. please visit a dentist as mobility of tooth at your age should be looked in for d cause. did u hav a fall or is your tooth infected.
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Can Chocolates Cause Tooth Decay?

MDS, BDS, Sedation(Inhalation) Specialist
Dentist, Hyderabad
Can Chocolates Cause Tooth Decay?

One warning that most children would have heard from their parent or other elders is, 'don’t eat chocolates, your teeth will get decayed'. And, most children grow up believing this to be true. As this is a global statement thus, more and more research has been done to clarify this. (Learn more to maintain Oral Health in Children)

Let us understand in brief the basic process of tooth decay. The tooth is made of mineralized layer called the enamel that is covered constantly with saliva. There are thousands of bacteria in the mouth. Food substances gradually deposit on the teeth and form plaque (learn more about plaque problem). This combination of a moist environment and bacteria on a mineralized structure produces the ideal environment for bacteria to act and produce acids which break down the minerals in the enamel. This is the first step in the origin of decay. The acid produced attracts more bacteria which further leads to worsening of the decay.

Some of the facts correlating chocolates and tooth decay are as follows:

  1. Chocolates in particular do not cause tooth decay. Very often, children tend to eat chocolates in between their meals and do not rinse or brush. This leads to greater level of plaque formation, thereby, starting off the process of decay. Not just chocolates any sticky foods can lead to tooth decay. What needs to be enforced is a habit to brush or at the least rinse thoroughly after eating a chocolate bar. In fact, this could be used as a reward, and it can help food deposits formed from other foods also to be washed away. The child gets to eat a chocolate, and good oral hygiene is reinforced too!
  2. Eating a chocolate before the actual meal is a way to indulge. What happens is that there is no sticky residue on the teeth if eaten this way. The child gets to enjoy chocolate at the same time keeping the teeth away from decay.
  3. Another habit is to make sure that the child eats all of chocolate at one shot than to keep nibbling at it for hours. That way, the chocolate can be managed with one round of brushing or rinsing
  4. it is advisable to give the child their share of chocolate at night, as most kids brush teeth before going to bed.
  5. Dark chocolates contain a good amount of antioxidants and are believed to reduce the incidence of plaque formation and therefore, they counter the effect of acids produced by the bacteria.

So, the next time someone talks about chocolates causing all the tooth decay, tell them it is not that bad, you can have your chocolate and eat it too!!
 

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