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Dr. V Rathna Prabhu

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. V Rathna Prabhu Dentist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. V Rathna Prabhu is an experienced Dentist in R A Puram, Chennai. You can consult Dr. V Rathna Prabhu at Dr Rathan's Dental Clinic in R A Puram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. V Rathna Prabhu on Lybrate.com.

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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
For healthy teeth and gums, we recommend tooth pastes clinically approved by the American Dental Association (ADA) as they thoroughly test all the dental products in their laboratory. ADA is known for being the pioneer in the field of oral and dental health care.
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Having headache for more than a week. Previously it was just toothache, now turned into severe headache. What should I do doctor?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Having headache for more than a week. Previously it was just toothache, now turned into severe headache. What should ...
Consult general medicine doctor,,toothache at times causes pain in head also,,so get dental checkup done also.
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My teeth feel sensitive. It's from 1 week. I use sensitivity toothpaste. It's the same. What should I do ?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Change the paste. Use colgate sensitive pro-relief toothpaste and mouthwash. If the problem persist, you can visit a dentist. The dentist can either filled the sensitive areas if possible or apply desensitizing agent.
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I am 20 year old and had a surgery in my front two teeth on 1 of November and have stitches on still up there. And as I m living in Australia. I am unable to afford stich removal for the teeth. So what should I do to remove it or get a relief from it. Is it dangerous to have the stitches for too long time. And even is it possible that stitches can cause infection.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 20 year old and had a surgery in my front two teeth on 1 of November and have stitches on still up there. And as...
Stitches can remain in mouth for upto 10days. It can be removed after that. It will come slack and with proper light and sterelized small scissor you should be able to remove it yourself or any family member can help you out.
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Sir I'm suffering with my spoil teeth. It's getting a shape of black hole. Sometimes blood comes in rare. Can I replace or feedup.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Sir I'm suffering with my spoil teeth. It's getting a shape of black hole. Sometimes blood comes in rare. Can I repla...
The black hole are due to decay. Get an x-ray to determine the extent of decay. Depending on this, you can go for filling with or without root canal treatment.
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I have a toothaque problem due to last teeth coming little bit in improper direction. What should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a toothaque problem due to last teeth coming little bit in improper direction. What should I do.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning or surgical removal procedures for the mucosa above the tooth or the tooth itself. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Hello I'm 21 yes old. I brush regularly but my teeth is still yellow. What toothpaste should I use?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello I'm 21 yes old. I brush regularly but my teeth is still yellow. What toothpaste should I use?
Toothpaste will not help for removing yellow colour. If you want bright white teeth then you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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My daughter has got bad cavity in two teeth, her teeth are breaking and filling can't be done. This is now spreading to oher teeth also. Her age is just 3 years only is this happening because of some calcium issue or some other reason. Daughter does two time brush too. Pls suggest what to do? Even dentist said nothing can we done in these teeth? Milk teeth suppose to stay till the age of 7 years.

My daughter has got bad cavity in two teeth, her teeth are breaking and filling can't be done. This is now spreading ...
You better go to a pedodontist. He can help you kid a lot. According to your conversation I feel like it's early childhood caries or nurshing bottles caries. And ya it's possible to do a treatment for you kid. Don't ned to get panicked. Your kid wil be obviously k.
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My colleague's son reported tooth ache. Pathology tests revealed cancer. He is nonsmoker and do not use alcohol. He died at 47 last week. Why his health worsened? Is it due to poor food habits?

BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
My colleague's son reported tooth ache. Pathology tests revealed cancer. He is nonsmoker and do not use alcohol. He d...
Hello Sir, Deeply saddened by the news. My condolences to the family. Oral Cancer can happen to any one at all and without a reason. But there are certian factors which can increase the risk to getting one, like tobacco usage both smoke and smokeless form, poor general health, poor diet etc etc. Or in rare cases it could be genetic too. We as doctors take it upon ourselves to reach out to people and educate and create awareness regarding Oral Cancer. We propogate timely and regular oral health check ups to catch the problem in an ealy stage and then adequately treat it or maybe even some times identify risk factors and help in preventing it altogether. So my advice, as has always been, to get regular oral Health check up done and consider the recommendations of the dentist. After all as they say "Prevention is beter than Cure" Take care! Cheers!
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I am having severe toothache till last two days because of which I am not able to sleep from last night I have also taken pain killers but they work for few hours and again my pain gets started what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am having severe toothache till last two days because of which I am not able to sleep from last night I have also t...
Hi lybrate-user, the pain in your tooth can be because of tooth decay, fracture, a damaged filling or other reasons. The most common cause is a long-standing cavity or tooth decay, which usually requires a root canal treatment (rct). The same treatment applies to a tooth fracture as well. In case of a damaged filling, there may be two possibilities: either the filling can be removed and replaced with a new one after applying a soothing base material; or if the damaged filling is placed deep near the nerves of the tooth, it may require an rct. 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 aching tooth/teeth, and looking at them will help me be in a better position to solve your problem.
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I am facing drooling problem since 4-5 years. Every nite I sleep, I have some amount of saliva in my mouth and some getting out of my mouth and on bedsheets. What is the solution for it? I tried sleeping on my back but I don't fall asleep if I sleep on my back. Suggest some other solution. Thanks.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am facing drooling problem since 4-5 years.
Every nite I sleep, I have some amount of saliva in my mouth and some g...
Either you have nasal blockage or it's just a habit ask your nears to wake you up if your sleeping with your mouth open.
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My two teeth is long other than I want to level. Thats can you suggest me I am level that or not.

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
My two teeth is long other than I want to level. Thats can you suggest me I am level that or not.
If we reduce your teeth it may create sensitivity. You need orthodontic treatment i. E braces please send your pic in which your front teeth r visible.
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I have problem in my gums, bleeding while brushing. My tooth became yellowish a little. please give me any suggestion in order to get rid of this problem. And please suggest me a toothpaste which can whiten my tooth. Thanks.

Dentist, Gurgaon
I have problem in my gums, bleeding while brushing. My tooth became yellowish a little. please give me any suggestion...
aayush, you need to visit a dentist for the same. you need to have scaling and polishing of your teeth, as it is because of the gum infection that your gums are bleeding. these procedures will also improve the colour of your teeth upto some extent. but if you want them white then go for bleaching treatment.
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Mouth is not opening due to chewing of tobacco I left it from one month but its not coming to original stage hardly two fingers r going in please suggest any medicine so that it can come to original stage please doctors help me please.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Lybrate-user it is so nice that you have discontinued the habit of chewing tobacco. Do not pick up any other habit as a substitute as you would be harming yourself. Reduced mouth opening can be due to thickening of the skin inside the mouth due to continuous irritation from tobacco and beetle nut. You need to get a thorough examination done by your dentist at the earliest. In most cases, with the discontinuation of habit, you can see a positive change in mouth opening in about 6 months time. Your dentist may prescribe you multivitamin / antioxidant medicines which you need to consume for your body to reverse the damage. Also, maintain a healthy & balanced diet. ]
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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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My mother has a broken teeth inside gum and suffer from pain since two days. Due to this she also has sensitivity problem towards hot and cold. What could she do.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My mother has a broken teeth inside gum and suffer from pain since two days. Due to this she also has sensitivity pro...
Here are few steps to avoid sensitivity of teeth: - Practice good oral hygiene. - Use a sensitivity toothpaste like Sensodyne. - Don't brush too hard. - Use a softer toothbrush. - Take care while consuming acidic foods. - Use fluoridated dental products. - Avoid grinding your teeth. - See your dentist regularly for professional tooth cleaning, dental care recommendations and advice on treating your sensitive teeth.
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How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I care about my hair also?

BDS
Dentist,
How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I c...
Make sure you brush your teeth twice a day, With semi soft toothbrush, not vid too much pressure, use non alcoholic mouthwash twice a day dont forget to rinse your mouth after every meal vid water, most im, visit Your dentist every 6 months.
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Sir I have problem in my teeth I use to brush twice a day but my teeth looks appear yellow please help me for that.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I have problem in my teeth I use to brush twice a day but my teeth looks appear yellow please help me for that.
I advice you go for scaling (professional tooth cleaning) to remove the extrinsic stains and then polishing and then bleaching (tooth whitening) so as to remove the intrinsic stains and improves the tooth shade.
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My mouth is not fully operable. I can only open a inch mouth. Is there any medicine in market which is easily available every where in India to cure this problem? Please solve my problem.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My mouth is not fully operable. I can only open a inch mouth. Is there any medicine in market which is easily availab...
Do u use tobbaco in any form it could b osmf n u may require surgery med will not help consult a maxillofacial surgeon
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My 2nd last molar of upper jaw is paining with dimming intensity. I consulted a doctor he told me there is a very small cavity. Is that a reason for the continuous pain.

DEMS, BDS
Dentist, Pune
Check if any food lodgement occurs there. Brush twice and floss regularly. Don't take any pain killer and check whether pain increases at night if pain increases much more then get a radiograph (x-ray) done.
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