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Dr. Umadevi

MDS - Orthodontics

Dentist, Chennai

22 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Umadevi MDS - Orthodontics Dentist, Chennai
22 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Umadevi is a trusted Dentist in Madipakkam, Chennai. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 22 years. She has completed MDS - Orthodontics . You can visit her at Dr Umadevi in Madipakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Umadevi on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Orthodontics - Tamil Nadu Government Dental College & Hospital - 1995
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Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 
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My mother is suffering from leg pain and back pain and recently these days her gums problem also started so please advice some exercise or any other treatment of possible.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My mother is suffering from leg pain and back pain and recently these days her gums problem also started so please ad...
Quadriceps strengthening exercises- Quad Clenches: Lie flat on your back or sit upright on a chair with leg kept horizontally on another surface. Now, tighten the muscle on the front of the thigh by pushing your knee down. You should feel your thigh muscles clench, Hold for 3 secs. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Short Arcs: Lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day.
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I wanna remove the yellowish stone like part from my teeth. So that my teeth could look as milky. What I do? Plz.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I wanna remove the yellowish stone like part from my teeth. So that my teeth could look as milky. What I do? Plz.
You have to consult a dentist and have to go through scaling procedure. It is a simple procedure and merely takes an hour. Will surely help. Other than that there are no options.
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It hurts right side when I swallow saliva. Do not know it hurts in throat or chest. What is this please tell? Is it a serious problem?

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
It sounds like a lymphadenopathy which seldom develops into a serious problem but often subsides and may give acute symptoms. Better visit a dentist.
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Sir, my teeth are getting yellow. Due to sulphur. So kindly tell me suggestion for whitening the teeth.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Sir, my teeth are getting yellow. Due to sulphur. So kindly tell me suggestion for whitening the teeth.
Try to find the etiology for sulphur and avoid it and do cleaning of teeth if not go for teeth whitening
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Toothache & Abscess

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Toothache & Abscess
The most common reason for a toothache and swelling is a abscessed tooth.

An abscessed tooth is an infection caused by tooth decay, periodontal disease or a cracked tooth. These problems can let bacteria enter the pulp (the soft tissue of a tooth that contains nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue) and can lead to pulp death. When pus builds up at the root tip in the jaw bone, it forms a pus-pocket called an abscess. If the abscess is not treated, it can lead to a serious infection in the jaw bone, teeth and surrounding tissues.

Symptoms of an abscess include:
Pain
Swelling
Redness in the gums
Bad taste in the mouth
Fever
An abscessed tooth can be treated with various treatments, depending on the severity of the infection. Here are some of the treatment methods that may be considered.
Antibiotics, to destroy the bacteria causing the infection
Drainage of the infection
Cleaning the space between the tooth and the gum if the cause is from gum disease
Root canal treatment if the abscess is caused by decay or a cracked tooth
Following good oral hygiene practices and routine dental exams will significantly reduce your risk of developing a tooth abscess. If your teeth experience trauma (become loosened or chipped), see your dentist as soon as possible:

How to get cure for continuing the teeth with cavity if we don't want to fill the cavity or replace by Caping because so long as teeth have been working properly by cleaning and maintaining then why filling or replacement is mandatory according to Doctors?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi. Because pain may not start today but surely would start when cavity reaches to deep nerve tissues.Prevention is always better than cure !
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
This patient had food getting stuck constantly after having a crown placed elsewhere. A fresh all ceramic or meatless crown properly fabricated helped elevate his problem.

Iam suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so weak. Please suggest a good solution.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Iam suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so weak. Please suggest a good solution.
you might have tartar /deposit on your teeth.. kindly get it cleaned.. by dentist.. you can use chlohex plus mouth wash and rinse two times a day for 15 days..
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I had tooth brushing daily but the cavities are formed and produce smell what can I do now sir?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I had tooth brushing daily but the cavities are formed and produce smell what can I do now sir?
For cavities get filling done and for smell you might have tartar/deposit on your teeth. Kindly get cleaning and polishing done.
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Dentist, Chandigarh
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My jaw is dislocated! I am not able to open my mouth fully so any doctor can help me?

BDS
Dentist, Surat
My jaw is dislocated! I am not able to open my mouth fully so any doctor can help me?
First of all visit a dentist/ oral surgeon, need to inspect clinically and may require few investigations based on clinical examination. Till then follow :- Avoid opening mouth wide Avoid chewy and hard food stuffs Try supporting your jaw while yawing and sneezing MUST visit dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
For safer and healthier gums, try massaging your gums with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth on a daily basis. It will increase the blood activation thereby keeping your gums healthy.

Have some infection in his tongue like red bubbles with also causes pain he suffer with this situation twice in a week. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
U have not given age what is the condition of stomoch is it one ulcer or more however take cap bnc daily n may b couple of bananas daily.
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I am 25 years old. I have a problem of excess secretion of saliva. Please suggest homeopathic medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Merc sol30 (dr reckeweg) 1 dropevery 3 days at night kreosote q (dr. Reckeweg) 10 drops in 20 ml water 3 time daily. Report after 1 month.
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How Toothache and Headache Are Related?

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
How Toothache and Headache Are Related?

One of the main reasons of a severe headache is a prolonged toothache. Toothaches are extremely painful and can prevent you from enjoying your food. It becomes difficult to speak if toothache is unbearable.

Causes of Toothache:

  1. Tooth decay.

  2. Tooth fracture resulting from an accident.

  3. A painful infection at the root of your teeth or your gums. This is known as tooth abscess.

  4. Chewing gum continuously and grinding the teeth.

How does toothache cause headache?

Sometimes, a tooth becomes very inflamed and since the nerve endings are connected to the brain, this, in turn makes the pain travel to different parts of your head. Generally, people with bad cavities or caries have major headaches and migraines.

The inside of a tooth consists of a pulp. This pulp can get infected. If this tooth happens to lie in the upper jaw, then the pain is transferred to the head which can cause a severe headache.

Headaches can also be caused by TMJD (Temporomandibular joint dysfunction). This usually occurs spreading from the face, jawline and neck right up to the head. In extreme cases, the jaws might be locked up and it makes clicking or grinding noises. Misalignment of the teeth can be a cause by TMJD which in turn affects the head greatly.

Treatments:

  1. If you are detected with TMJD, your jaws need to be healed, first thing you should do is to visit an expert dentist in order to get the underlying cause of toothache treated. It is always recommended to get a proper treatment started, do not emphasize the use of self-medications.
  2. If the headache persists due to toothache, it is advisable to take a painkiller as prescribed by your dentist.
  3. Use an ice pack or a towel dipped in cold icy water, and hold it against the area of toothache. Do not put ice directly on your tooth as it might increase the pain ten folds due to tooth sensitivity.
  4. You can also apply numbing gel so that your tooth stops hurting. This in turn, will make your headache reduce.
  5. Toothache is also caused by small amounts of food which get stuck inside your teeth or between your gums, so it is necessary to clean your teeth thoroughly and floss it regularly to avoid toothache.
  6. Avoid chocolates and sweets. If you still get a cavity, you should visit your dentist immediately.
  7. Dental abscess also causes headache. In this situation, a root canal treatment is recommended.
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What is the remedy for having improper tooth location like having 2 teeth one behind the other, its causes and name of disease or condition?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
What is the remedy for having improper tooth location like having 2 teeth one behind the other, its causes and name o...
Are both the teeth are permanent teeth this happens sometime if one of them is milk tooth it can be removed, in normal dialect it is called crowding of teeth.
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Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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I am 54 years old female. My upper right wisdom tooth is infected. Next to it two molars are missing. Should I get a root canal or extraction of wisdom tooth. Pls advice.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am 54 years old female. My upper right wisdom tooth is infected. Next to it two molars are missing. Should I get a ...
If you have consulted any dentist and he/she suggested root canal treatment then definitely go for it by restoring wisdom by root canal t/t you can go for bridge of 4 or 5t eeth as needed otherwise you can remove wisdom tooth and go for implants.
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Hi All, I wanted to know is there any teeth whitening treatment, how much it does cost?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hi All, I wanted to know is there any teeth whitening treatment, how much it does cost?
The teeth whitening procedure may cost you 5000-20000 depending on the treatment mode selected n your teeth conditions.
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