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Dr. Tom

Dentist, Chennai

150 at clinic
Dr. Tom Dentist, Chennai
150 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Tom is a trusted Dentist in Jehovah Dental Center, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Jehovah Dental Center in Jehovah Dental Center, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Tom on Lybrate.com.

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My friend has a problem of gum bleeding at anytime many people says her infect her mom also say her that she has Pyorea. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My friend has a problem of gum bleeding at anytime many people says her infect her mom also say her that she has Pyor...
Bleeding gums can be a sign of early gum disease. She needs to get a professional cleaning of your teeth done to remove any accumulated tartar. This should solve her problem. After that regular day to day care like twice a day brushing and vigorous rinsing after any food will keep your gums and teeth healthy.
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I had pretty clean teeth but within last few years it's getting yellower and yellower and especially molars, I am scared that it would eventually rot and give me lot of troubles is there anything I can do for that like cleaning or something?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I had pretty clean teeth but within last few years it's getting yellower and yellower and especially molars, I am sca...
You should go for dental check up. It there is calculus and stain present then go for scaling and polishing of teeth. If there is caries go for restoration of teeth i. E filling of teeth.
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I took tobacco since last 20. Years , so my teeth got dark brown. Now what should I do to became natural white teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I took tobacco since last 20. Years , so my teeth got dark brown. Now what should I do to became natural white teeth.
Chances of getting your teeth completely white are less. But you will improve the shades of teeth. 1. Quit the habit 2. Get your teeth professionally cleaned 3. Bleaching can be done (depending upon your requirement)
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I have a chronic problem of bad breath for a long time. I do brush twice and also clean the tongue daily. Can you suggest any remedy for this?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a chronic problem of bad breath for a long time. I do brush twice and also clean the tongue daily. Can you sug...
Bad breath is mostly due to gum issues or cavities. One of the major causes for bad breath is gingivitis or periodontitis these are gum diseases. You need to see a nearest periodontist or a dentist and get your teeth cleaned.
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What is the reason behind thirst at night after drinking alcohol. When I consume alcohol I need water at night.Please tell sir.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
What is the reason behind thirst at night after drinking alcohol. When I consume alcohol I need water at night.Please...
Because alcohol consume oxygen and glucose from your veins and blood. That is why you are getting thristy. Take care.
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Im gonna have a brace on teeth from gurunanak dental research center. And they couldn't do the banding-thing properly. It have caused several injuries in my mouth. I can't eat properly. I can't move my tongue. It really hurts so bad. My tongue is bleeding all the times. What the hell should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Im gonna have a brace on teeth from gurunanak dental research center. And they couldn't do the banding-thing properly...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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What would be total cost of replacing all teeth with artificial teeth. One of my friend usually get pain in his teeth & he wants to replace his teeth.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
The cost depends upon what kind of teeth you want. Only dentures- 5000-15000 dentures supported with implant- 30000-50000 fixed prosthesis- 42000-1, 32000 implant supported fixed prostheis- 2, 80, 000-5, 40, 000 flexi denture- 18, 000 - 34, 000 it depends what kind of treatment you want and what is suitable and possible in your case.
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I have bad smell in saliva No bad breath problem, if I gargle then everything is Ok (for 20-30 min but slowly after some time same foul smell comes to saliva) I brush daily twice a day Flossing the tongue gave some relief If I sneeze the smell is very very bad

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have bad smell in saliva No bad breath problem, if I gargle then everything is Ok (for 20-30 min but slowly after s...
Dear check for you gums condition and deposit over tooth surface if they seems to be fine then it could be related to systemic as you have written when you sneeze it increases it may be due to throat or other systemic get an ent opinion apart from dentist consultation.
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Regular geting ulcer in my month. Try lot of medicine and Dr. After 1 month again happen. I am worry is it cancer. Please help me in this with proper medicine.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
No I don't think it's cancer take fibrous diet add two bananas to your diet take plenty of water two caps of zevit daily nand locally apply metrogyl dg gel.
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Every day I have a problem that my mouth smells bad even after I brush for more than ten minutes but still unable to make any good therefore if you can give any solution for my problem. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
You can visit to a dentist for get scaling and polishing for remove bed smell and also use chlorhexidine mouth.
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I have a cavity formed in my tooth. All the nerve endings are exposed and it pains a lot. What can I do with this?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Certainly it needs a treatment. Lybrate-user! please visit the dentist and see if the tooth can be saved.
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I am 25 year's old female. I am suffering from cavities in my 4 teeth. What can I do?

Dentist, Kolkata
Plz get the fillings done as soon as possible, otherwise there will be nerve n gum infection, leading to severe pain
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Hi one of my tooth have cavity kindly suggest what I should filling or have root canal.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi one of my tooth have cavity kindly suggest what I should filling or have root canal.
Please consult a dentist. You may need a filling only. Or an rct if the cavity is very deep or painful.
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I am 21 yrs old I have problem in my teeth since 2 months my 2 teeth sensitivity issue every time. please suggest me what to do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am 21 yrs old I have problem in my teeth since 2 months my 2 teeth sensitivity issue every time. please suggest me ...
As per your reports you have used desi siting toothpaste but have no relief. You may have enamel erosion because of bruxism, hard brushing, age and had any orthodontic treatment before. Consult a nearby dentist for laminating or veneering for permanent relief. Brush regularly two times daily. Rinse your mouth after each meal.
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I have gap in my front teeth. Its wide enough to fit a tooth but I am not considering that option is there any other way?

BDS
Dentist, Thane
You can go for orthodontic treatment (or braces treatment) if it is feasible in your case for closing the gap which will give you the desired results. Regards, Dr. Hiten shah swastik dental care.
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Hi am Surya. Am phasing too much pain from the teeth. Nd not suppose to eat hard items like nonveg type items.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi  am Surya. Am phasing too much pain from the teeth. Nd not suppose to eat hard items like nonveg type items.
Dear please visit dental surgeon for checkup. Use hydrogen per oxide for gargles. Keep mouth healthy and free from pain, best way is cleaning and polishing of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate tooth paste and listerin mouth.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief.
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My teeth very dirty become use gutkha(pan masala) so how clean please tell me good medication.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth very dirty become use gutkha(pan masala) so how clean please tell me good medication.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use sensodent tooth paste for 2 to 3 weeks. 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. 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.
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Dentist, Cuttack
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