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Dr. Urmilla

Dentist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Urmilla Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Urmilla is a trusted Dentist in R A Puram, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Anjana Multispeciality Dental Clinic in R A Puram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Urmilla on Lybrate.com.

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When I do brush during morning I found blood in discharge foam from my mouth pls advise me what should I do now.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
When I do brush during morning I found blood in discharge foam from my mouth pls advise me what should I do now.
Kindly use a mouthwash. Two times daily for a period of 15 days. If bleeding still persists. Kindly visit dentist as you might have tartar/deposit on teeth.
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My wisdom teeth came out inclined towards my third molar teeth and x ray show its creating cavity in itself plus my third molar teeth too. Its paining a lot. Any suggestion.

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My wisdom teeth came out inclined towards my third molar teeth and x ray show its creating cavity in itself plus my t...
First of all human beings have three molars on each side of mouth so, the third molar is itself called as wisdom teeth. So if your wisdom or third molar is coming inclined towards adjacent teeth then go for extraction or removal of your wisdom teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Budaun
Flossing once a day increases your life expectancy by six years by preventing gum disease and heart disease. When you floss, you help prevent your gums from becoming inflamed. What is happening when your gums are inflamed is that you have a chronic bacterial infection in your mouth. This harms your arteries through two mechanisms: the bacteria find their way in to your arteries and hang out (causing plaques), and your body mounts an immune response to the bacteria in your mouth, causing inflammation (which in turn can cause your arteries to narrow). This makes it hard for your heart to do its job and can lead to heart disease.
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How to remove yellow colour in teeth and what are the remedies to maintain teeth without sensitive.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
How to remove yellow colour in teeth and what are the remedies to maintain teeth without sensitive.
Hello, yellowness could be because of deposits on your teeth and food lodged in between your teeth. You need to visit the dentist and get a deep scaling and polishing done. Brush twice a day. Maintain proper brushing technique. Rinse after every meal. Floss regularly.
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I have this tooth problem my teeth usually get sour most of the time what should I do?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I have this tooth problem my teeth usually get sour most of the time what should I do?
The outermost layer of tooth if worns out. It can cause altered sensation. Like sourness. Coldness. Hotness. Sweetness.
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I am 21 years old male and I have problem in my tongue which get sour mostly in month give some helpful advice.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
For mouth ulcers you may take a cap bnc daily, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, local application of metroggyl gel, add fibre to your diet, green veg, banana r rich sources, take two helpful spoons of isabagol husk at night with water, milk or curd, drink plenty of water. Stress, hurry, worry predispose you to this, ladies may experience this more during periods.
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Hi this is rakesh I have a problem in teeth. I have done with root canal but now iam suffering pain how prevent that one.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hi this is rakesh I have a problem in teeth. I have done with root canal but now iam suffering pain how prevent that ...
Hello,you can take homoeopathic medicine Plantago Q (10 drops in little amount of water) thrice a day for 4 days and update.
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How to cure cavity in teeth?

BDS
Dentist,
Simple way to treat cavities is to remove all the infected area and get it filled to avoid future progression of the caried that might lead to dental pain.
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Easing Your Dental Anxieties

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Easing Your Dental Anxieties

Dental anxiety or the fear of dentistry has been a buzz word for many to ignore and avoid trips to the dental chair unless there's a very strong pain related stimulus to do so.

While going to the dentist has never been perceived as a pleasant predicament to be in, the levels or degree to which they feel this unpleasantness, can vary widely from person to person.

There are those of us who just feel like procrastinating the appointment and then there are those of us who cannot sleep the previous night and pass out or throw up when we actually make it to the appointment.

Scientific basis underlying this is the degree of fear that you associate with the experience, so no matter whether you are just anxious or downright phobic here are a few things that'll help you keep your emotions and fear in check.

All talk no work -discussion based appointment.

If you're anxious or phobic it helps to ensure that you have all your concerns addressed before you jump on to the chair. (and so to speak the unknown)

Help your dentist identify the things that maybe difficult for you. People are usually scared of particular things like for some of maybe the sound of the drill, for others the water in their mouth so ensure you identify and communicate what's most unacceptable to you so that the dentist can be cautious and customize your treatment.

Timing is key

Fix your appointment before pain hits.

Communicate the degree of fear while making the appointment or request a tele consult to discuss your particular concerns.

Try and schedule a time when you can ensure the doctor is expecting you and won't keep you waiting so your anxiety doesn't grow.

Do your research

When choosing a practice ensure you know what their philosophy is in general and how do they manage dental pain, anxiety and phobias.

It would be advisable to ensure you are going to a practice trained and geared to manage your specific issues.

Besides being a great dental clinic with the right team and technology -the doctor needs to empathise with the reality of dental fear and should be trained to treat you in a different way then regular patients who can

Check in advance if the practice is painfree.

If you do end up doing the procedure,

Break your fear into bite sized chunks

Then ensure you choose to start with a smaller treatment and a shorter session like a cleaning or something that you don't attach fear to.

Once you have a rapport with the doctor you tend to build trust and get comfortable you can start coming in more regularly.

Do not do an internet search on your problem or talk to friends or relatives

The worst thing an anxious patient can do is tap the wrong resource for information. Please ensure that you are not self diagnosing and finding things that match your symptoms online. Things appear way more gory than they actually are on the internet! another mistake that people make often is discussing their dental problem with friends and family who further scare you with their bad experiences and your fear is compounded to a point where you now think all their cumulative dental mishaps are sure to happen to you.
Our advice is follow the above steps find the right doctor and then just sit back relax and enjoy your smile! 

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Beware of yellow teeth

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Beware of yellow teeth
Yellowness in teeth should not be taken lightly.
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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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How to stop grinding of teeth and make jaw muscles slim.?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
How to stop grinding of teeth and make jaw muscles slim.?
Grinding of teeth is a habit know as bruxism. There are orthodontic treatment like mouth guards and occlusal splints which help. Some medicines are also prescribed but they have bad side effects. Physiotherapy can help you in this regard. To make the jaw muscle slim you can do some exercises.
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I have a bad smell while sneezing and also my saliva is having a bad smell. Is there any medicine for clearing this.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have a bad smell while sneezing and also my saliva is having a bad smell. Is there any medicine for clearing this.
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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My teeth are getting yellow day by day. As I am using pepsodent. Wht would I have to do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth are getting yellow day by day. As I am using pepsodent. Wht would I have to do?
Hi, You need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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Cleaning Your Tongue - How & Why

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Cleaning Your Tongue - How & Why

While the mouth has the maximum amount of bacteria in the body, the highest concentration of bacteria in the mouth is on the tongue. It is therefore important to keep a clean tongue to avoid dental issues, starting from plaque formation to severe dental and oral infections.

Why clean the tongue: Before talking about how to go about keeping the tongue clean, let us look at why it should be done.

  1. Tongue cleaning is one of the main steps to maintaining a good oral hygiene.
  2. The bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease reside on the tongue, and cleaning it can remove the bacteria and therefore reduce tooth decay and gum disease.
  3. The bad odour produced by decay and gum disease can be avoided.
  4. Detoxifies the body - it is believed that toxin accumulation happens on the tongue, so daily cleaning helps detoxify the body.
  5. A cleaner tongue exposes the taste buds, thereby improving the perception of taste.
  6. Stimulate various other organs -The tongue has like pressure points that connect to various other body parts, and cleaning it helps stimulate these. The tip of the tongue activates the heart; the sides are connected to the spleen, liver, and gallbladder; so on and so forth.
  7. Cleaner looking tongue - Various food habits tend to give a color to the tongue. Caffeine, for instance, produces a yellow coating, which can be removed by regular brushing.

Choosing a tongue cleaner: Decide on the material and the type of the instrument. Either a plastic or metal or silicone cleaner will do the job equally well. In ancient times, gold or copper scrapers were used as it was believed to be good for health. Pick one of the three -tongue scrapers, tongue cleaners, or tongue brushes. All three are equally effective in cleaning the tongue of the bacteria. If required, motorized tongue cleaners are also available.

Technique:

  • Timing: Good to do it first thing in the morning. Overnight, there is a thick coating of bacteria on the tongue, and therefore cleaning the tongue in the morning is a good habit.
  • Swish warm water: Begin with swishing your mouth with warm water, which loosens up the microbial film and thereby making it easier to remove.
  • Scraping/Cleaning: Extend your tongue and start from the back of the tongue, as far back as possible without gagging. Toothpaste can be used on the scraper or cleaner if required. With slow, sweeping strokes, clean all the way to the front and then sideways.
  • Duration: It is good practice to brush the tongue for about 90 seconds per day.

Tongue cleaning is a simple and effective way to maintain oral and general health. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specialized dentist and ask a free question.

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My age is 23 now. When I was small my front teeth was broken. So I have kept root canal ceramic teeth long back. As it was front one its looking very odd now. We can easily identify. So what should I do now ?

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Visit the dentist to correct the same. examine and assess the condition of teeth and perhaps replace with better crowns
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Hello sir, My cousin is suffering from mouth ulcers for every 10 days or 15 days. He consult a doctor but no use of that medicine. Pls give the suggestion for cure the mouth ulcers. Pls tell the medicine with is better to cure the mouth ulcers. Thank you.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, You can do baking soda in water mouth rinses, this will help to heal ulcers. If it still persists consult a physician and get your vitamin B levels checked. Start taking supliments if required.
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I am 21 yrs old, I have swollen gums. What should I do?

BDS, oral implantology
Dentist,
I am 21 yrs old, I have swollen gums. What should I do?
Hi swelling in gums at such a young age is mostly because of plaque and tarter deposits. You can visit a dentist near you to get your teeth cleaned. In few of the medical conditions or because of some medicines taken regularly. In case of such condition, inform doctor about this.
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When i brush in morning i do vomiting daily why ?

Dear vomiting while brushing is due to reflex by posterior part of mouth so avoid stimulation of posterior mouth by ur brush and usr paste with little foam production. Thanks n healing regards
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I am 24 years old female I have teeth problem like blood coming from teeth and also not able to drink cool water etc.What can i do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am 24 years old female I have teeth problem like blood coming from teeth and also not able to drink cool water etc....
You should go for the scaling and root planing treatment or may be the flap surgery. For better you have to visit the dentist.
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