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Dr. Uma Magesh

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Uma Magesh is a popular Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. She is currently associated with Chennai Dental Centre in Adyar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Uma Magesh on Lybrate.com.

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My grandson is suffering swelling on lower jaw chin for the past 10 days. Initially it was informed as infection and was given medicines. Slowly the swelling got reduced but not significantly. The boy suffered a lot initially and was not able to take food but now slowly taking. Could you advice on this.

BDS
Dentist, Secunderabad
Sir swelling may be hard or soft on touch. Treatment for both are different, if its soft den there may be pus formation below d root of any tooth, get an rct (root canal treatment) done. If d swelling is hard den surgical removal is required. Regards.
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teeth are leaving gums uneasiness in chewing foods, diabetic patient, unable to see clearly.

BDS
Dentist,
teeth are leaving gums uneasiness in chewing foods, diabetic patient, unable to see clearly.
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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BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Adding to the health of the teeth and bones and helping in pulling away plaque and leftover food particles from the teeth, eating cheese after meals proves to be beneficial.
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Nature's Cavity Fighter

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Nature's Cavity Fighter

Fluoride is a mineral that helps fight tooth decay. It is found in public water supplies, toothpaste and many other dental products.

Often called, “nature’s cavity fighter,” fluoride helps repair the early stages of tooth decay even before the decay can be seen. Research shows that fluoride helps prevent cavities in children and adults by making teeth more resistant to the acid attacks that cause cavities. When you brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste, use other fluoride dental products, and drink water with fluoride you are preventing cavities and strengthening your teeth’s outer surface, called enamel.

If you have a good chance of getting cavities, your dentist can apply fluoride to your teeth during your dental visit. Your dentist might also tell you to use a special fluoride rinse, paste or gel at home
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How often do I really need to have my teeth professionally cleaned? I'm suffering from a gum disease. Its bleeding every single day.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
How often do I really need to have my teeth professionally cleaned? I'm suffering from a gum disease. Its bleeding ev...
Normally everyone should go for teeth cleaning every 6 months but in case of a gum disease you should go every 3 months-------------------
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I have spaces between my upper teeth. I contacted the doctor but they said as in am 40 years now so they are recommending invisalign which is too costly and not in my budget. Can I use braces at this age?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have spaces between my upper teeth. I contacted the doctor but they said as in am 40 years now so they are recommen...
Hello Lybrate user, yes braces are possible at your age too, im surprised why your doctor didn't gave you that option. Gaps can easily be closed by braces. Also there are other options like veneers and laminates for closing the gaps. Hope this helps.
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The innner side of some of my teeth are getting black. So how to get rid of this problem ?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
May be you are having cavity there or staining. Visit nearby dentist to get rid of this. Thank you Dr. Jagrati
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I am a 23 years old I am daily 2 times I do brush but my mouth smells when I talking with people so what can I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am a 23 years old I am daily 2 times I do brush but my mouth  smells when I talking with people so what can I do?
Bad breath or halitosis can be due to some conditions like dry mouth, cavities, tooth abcess, gum disease, food impaction between teeth and gum, tobacco products, alcohol , smoking and infection in lungs . Its important to find out the cause of halitosis to decide the treatment plan. You can also try this remedy at home.mix few drops of peppermint in lukewarm water and rinse three times a day. You can also consult me with your reports and symptoms.
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Sir I have teeth problem from last 3 month, I think it's cavity, due to this I am not eating sweet, so give me precaution.

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
Sir I have teeth problem from last 3 month, I think it's cavity, due to this I am not eating sweet, so give me precau...
Precautions gonna help only in haulting the progression of carivities. Better you get that filled asap and avoiding food and other stuff for this reason is not a good option, this way your body may loose important nutrients you need for daily work up. Rest precautions are- rinse oral cavitiy after you eat something avoid sticky food stuffs like candies that stick to tooth avoid repeatdly snacking, like few people in habbit of eating something every 10 mins with no good reasons. N finaly get the filling done.
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M 24. Female. I felt something pricking in my gums. At the back right next to the last tooth. I touched it and felt a tooth coming out. Guess its a wisdom tooth. I haven't had any pain or anything till now I can just feel a tooth poking at the gum to come out. I have heard getting this wisdom tooth is very painful. Is thr any home remedy or anything else that may help in case I get the pain.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
M 24. Female. I felt something pricking in my gums. At the back right next to the last tooth. I touched it and felt a...
Wisdom teeth can erupt anywhere between the age of 17 years and the mid-20s. It is usually accompanied by pain, sensitivity, and discomfort in chewing food. The pain also may radiate to head, neck and ear. For transient relief, you can go for pain killers and any antibacterial mouthwash, to keep the area clean, which may be difficult to clean otherwise with a toothbrush. Permanent treatment usually involves either removal of the gum tissue covering the wisdom tooth (if it is present in your case), or extraction of the tooth. Extraction will not cause you any problem with eating food, and it doesn’t need to be replaced, unlike other teeth. Right now you don't have pain, but you must maintain a good hygiene in that area, and get it cleaned from a dentist if required. In case it pains, you must show it to a dentist, and get appropriate medication.
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I am suffering from oral ulcers from a week. Even after using ointments there is no improvement. What should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am suffering from oral ulcers from a week. Even after using ointments there is no improvement. What should I do?
Mouth ulcer usally disappear within one week to 15 days. If persists longer then you need to be investigated properly to rule out the cause and to decide the treatment. Apply metrogel over the sores. Drink plenty of water and have fibrous food. Take zevit tabs once daily for 15 days. Take care of your oral hygiene by brushing twice daily and rinse your mouth after eating anything.
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While brushing my teeth little blood comes out from gum. Every year I go for teeth scaling. Please advise how to prevent and keep my teeth strong and healthy and it is advisable to go for teeth scaling every year.

BDS
Dentist, Pimpri-Chinchwad
While brushing my teeth little blood comes out from gum. Every year I go for teeth scaling. Please advise how to prev...
Yes you can go for scaling every six months but you need to brush your teeth with proper brushing technique and proper soft bristle brush. Together with scaling you also need to maintain proper hygiene at home.
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I have fluorosis marks on teeth. Planning to go for crowns on front two upper teeth And composite veeners for remaining. Advise if its good or not.

MBA (Healthcare), BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Composite veeners wil get discolor after some years and it will break if you bite hard substances with front teeth hence better go for zirconia or all ceramic crowns itself. If it is a small fluorosis marking you can go for composite veenering ceramic crowns wont get stains and it will be like that itself as like the first without any discoloration after some years.
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I have yellow colour in backside of teeth how can I clean it immediately to make whiter teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have yellow colour in backside of teeth how can I clean it immediately to make whiter teeth.
You need to get cleaning and polishing done for your teeth. Then only the tartar /deposit on back side of teeth will get cleaned.
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Hii I am 23 years old. I had a case of RCT in my maxillary 2nd molar. Due to some busy schedule I did not find time to go for treatment. But now its in a condition of grade 1 mobility. Will I be able to save that tooth with RCT or any other option? please help.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hii I am 23 years old. I had a case of RCT in my maxillary 2nd molar. Due to some busy schedule I did not find time t...
When was it advised for RCT. it actually depends on bone level. get one x ray IOPAR done.if there is not much of bone loss,we can save it. in case of bone loss it is difficult to save the tooth.
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Hello Sir/Ma'am, I am 32 year old having toothache issue form last 2 weeks. I am facing gum swelling issue and having toothache so unable to eat anything even can't eat rice or chapati. What should I Do? Please guide me.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hello Sir/Ma'am, I am  32 year old having toothache issue form last 2 weeks. I am facing gum swelling issue and havin...
Gingivitis and toothache can be easily treated by homoeopathic medicine but for better results it is advisable to take consultation with more details... to avoid try and error bases... Still if you wish to then I am suggesting a medicine.. Take Pulsatilla 30 tds for 2 days and apply Plantago mother tincture locally..
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I am getting mouth ulcers oftenly for even a small injuries during brushing the teeth and also on tongue while intaking the hot tea. Is that a internal health problem, what is the remedy for that?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am getting mouth ulcers oftenly for even a small injuries during brushing the teeth and also on tongue while intaki...
Hi Hitler . Apparently you are having weak or swollen gums Proper oral hygiene along with a vitamin C tablet daily for 3months should solve the problem.
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I have bad breath any time even after brushing pls give me a solution to solve my problem.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
1.Do not eat food with pungent smell- onion and garlic 2.Brush your teeth after every meal and before sleeping 3.Daily flossing of teeth 4.Massage gum with finger whenever you brush 5.Use antibacterial mouth wash twice a day 6.No smoking. Tobacco chewing 7.Mouth should have enough saliva always – can use chewing gums (sugar less) 8.If suffering from acidity or constipation take treatment 9.Take more water in day 10.Take 2/3 glasses of warm water in the morning 11.Do deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 12.Morning walk daily for 30 mts give feed back after 7 days.
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I am 53 year old. My front tooth level (lower jaw) are looking unequal from few months, my teeth are yellow and some plaque is also seen, please suggest some remedy.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 53 year old.  My front tooth level (lower jaw) are looking unequal from few months, my teeth are yellow and some...
I advice you go for deep scaling (professional tooth cleaning) first and then use mouthwash 2 times in a day for 15days. Also I advice you warm saline rinses 2-3 times in a day for 15 days.
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My daughter is suffering from cavities and one tooth is totally damaged. Last year I consult dentist he kept cement and cap for one tooth then also the cavities eaten whole tooth and gum .I am really worried about my daughter and her age is 7 years old please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My daughter is suffering from cavities and one tooth is totally damaged. Last year I consult dentist he kept cement a...
at this age, most of her teeth will be milky teeth. still if the decay is more, get that teeth removed to prevent damage to permanent teeth.
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