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Dr. Vamsi Lavu

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Vamsi Lavu is one of the best Dentists in Kodambakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Vamsi Lavu at Port Folio Dental Studio in Kodambakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vamsi Lavu on Lybrate.com.

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Teeth are becoming yellowish. I'm brushing twice a day. What is the reason? What is the remedy?

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Teeth are becoming yellowish. I'm brushing twice a day.
What is the reason?
What is the remedy?
Your condition should be checked clinically actually as what type yellowishness you are talking about .It may be because of stains, smoking or may be your gums must have recessed .Treatment can be planned only after clinical check up.
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I am having bad breath problem from many years. I tried many things to cure it, but no success.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am having bad breath problem from many years. I tried many things to cure it, but no success.
Hello bad breath in mouth may be due to Deposit on teeth or any cavity. So get sacling done and restoration of all cavities. And use mouth wash for 15 days. And get scaling and polishing done by dentist.
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I have uneven teeth. I am 26 year old and wish to get quick treatment. Which braces are good for me?

SVD, FRHS, PGDMC, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have uneven teeth. I am 26 year old and wish to get quick treatment. Which braces are good for me?
Go for ortho tt soon as possible. In this age ceramic braces good for u. As it not look bad. Consult me privately. Visit dentalskincare. In.
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How to Fix the Gap between the Teeth?

BDS, PGMHA
Dentist, Bangalore
How to Fix the Gap between the Teeth?

An obvious gap between the teeth may be caused due to a condition known as Diastema. This usually manifests as space between two teeth. This condition is caused due to a mismatch between the size of the bones in the jaw and the size of the teeth. This in turn, gives rise to extra space between the two teeth and may also lead to overcrowding of teeth in the mouth. The space usually occurs when the teeth are too small and the jaw is larger. Also, an oversized tissue known as the labial frenum can cause a gap between two teeth. Let us look at the ways in which this condition can be prevented and treated.

1. Prevention: Not pushing your tongue between the teeth during the teeth growing stage can ensure that this condition does not occur. Children tend to rub their tongue along the jawline when the teeth are growing, whether it is the milk teeth or the permanent ones. This can cause a gap. Also, maintaining good oral health and hygiene can help in preventing this condition. One must brush at least twice a day and floss regularly too, in order to ensure that the gap between the two teeth does not widen.

2. Orthodontic Treatment: Braces are one of the most common ways of fixing this problem. The orthodontic surgeon will usually install these braces,  which will remain in the mouth of the patient for a year or more, depending on the severity of the condition. On a monthly basis, the braces will need to be tightened so that the jaw can facilitate the movement of the teeth to close the gap.

3. Tooth Extraction: In many cases, when the braces are installed, the doctor may also have to remove or extract teeth on the sides to make space for the teeth and their movement. This is usually done when there is a related ailment like overcrowding of the teeth.

4. Crowns and other Dental Installations: Crowns, veneers as well as bonding can help in cases where the lateral incisors may be smaller than what is normal. Also, dental implants or a bridge or even a partial denture may be required in cases where extensive dentistry will be called for.

5. Frenectomy: This surgery can help in closing the gap formed by a large labial frenum. 

6. Gum Health: In case there is an infection or any other problem in the gums due to implants or braces, the gum health will have to treated and restored first and then the implants or braces can be reinstalled.

One should also wear retainers for a while after the gap has closed so that it does not appear again.

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I am 24 years old, I have tooth bleeding more than two years and also swelling of gum and bad smelling from mouth. I visit many dentist, I did scaling, whatever they advise, brush changing, vertical brushing. But not response yet. I worried there must other reason, sometimes it is painful also. Please tell me what to do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 24 years old, I have tooth bleeding more than two years and also swelling of gum and bad smelling from mouth.
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Homoeopathic medicine---------------- echenesia 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily------------------- b. C.-18 (dr reckeweg) chew 4 tabs every 4 hrly ------------------------- hekla lavatooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night-------------------------- tooth paste in morning with any tooth paste of your choice---------------------------- report after 1 months--------------------- take following precautions for your teeth------------------ 1. Drinks: coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause damage staining on the teeth because of its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel. These acidic drinks lowers the ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2. Certain foods: all sweets, candies, popscicles, damage teeth due to its high sugar content. So avoid them as much as you can and if you eat do not forget to rinse your mouth with water immediately after finishing it--------------------------------------- 3. Every time you take meals or eat something make sure to rinse your mouth with water and with homoeopathic rinseout gargles (sbl) after every meals---------------------------------- 4. Use any brand paste for brushing teeth in morning but never forget to scrub teeth with hekla lavatooth powder (wheezal) at night just before sleep.------------------------------------- 5. If possible start a habit of chewing neem stick (datuun) in the morning as it not anly scrubs our teeth but its juice acts as a good antiseptic and antibiotic to destroy the harmful bacterias stuck in out teeth cavities and inbetween teeth.
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Sir I 20 year old. I have done root canal 3 years back but now my gum were swollen. What I have to do now?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir I 20 year old. I have done root canal 3 years back but now my gum were swollen. What I have to do now?
Dear you said that you got rct of tooth three years ago, but there is swelling now, this requires a checkup by dental surgeon if the root canal treatment has failed or there is gum infection, for pain take tab combiflam and treatment visit dental surgeon.
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Hi doctor, I hv extracted 3molar teeth more than a year back and I couldn't extract the 4th one/dur to stress in college.(i was said that all 4molar shld be removed since it has no space to grow and its starts decaying). So nw my question is will this un extracted tooth make other teeth weak? N my mouth got bad smell due to that tooth, is der any other problems if I dnt remove the tooth? Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hi doctor, I hv extracted 3molar teeth more than a year back and I couldn't extract the 4th one/dur to stress in coll...
Hello. Yes these 3rd molors should get extracted because they will strat hurting there near one and harm those. Bad smell is due to food lodgement and pocket formation irt erupting tooth. So you should get these tooth extracted.
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Does whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes? Which tooth paste is best for teeth which we have to prefer And how can we know that the toothpaste is right for us or not.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Does whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes? Which tooth paste is best for teeth which we h...
Dear lybrate-user, whitening toothpaste may cause severe tooth sensitivity if used for a long term. In indian market there are so many brands of toothpaste available. For healthy gum use normally available toothpaste which dnt contain any abrasive material as it may damage enamel. If you have tooth sensitivity use sensitive toothpaste in particular.
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Hi I am rajashekar from hyderabad I am suffering with bad teeth I tried many home redmies but I was not able cure please suggest me. Due to this pain I am not getting sleep aslo.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi I am rajashekar from hyderabad I am suffering with bad teeth I tried many home redmies but I was not able cure ple...
First of all undergo scaling (cleaning of teeth) by a dentist - use proper brushing technique. - brush twice a day which is most important (at night specifically just before sleep and avoid any food or liquid except water when you finish your brush at night) - after each meal (i. E breakfast, lunch, dinner and any time when you take snacks) rub your finger on all tooth surfaces inside and outside and than do forcefull gargles 2-3 times. Visit dentist every 4-5 months for the early diagnosis and prevention of dental diseases. Jay swaminarayan.

Have problem of brown teeth due to chewing of tobacco n panmasala. What should I do to clean.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Have problem of brown teeth due to chewing of tobacco n panmasala. What should I do to clean.
kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. kindly discontinue the habit of taking tobacco.
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I ate chocolate once a week or month and my tooth are going black slightly day by day what should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I ate chocolate once a week or month and my tooth are going black slightly day by day what should I do?
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night avoid chocolate n sticky foods before going to bed.
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I am 27 years old male. Which toothpaste shall I use for everyday (to bring my teeth in white color)

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 27 years old male. Which toothpaste shall I use for everyday (to bring my teeth in white color)
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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How to make my teeth white in one week? And which toothpaste should I use to keep my teeth safe?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
How to make my teeth white in one week?
And which toothpaste should I use to keep my teeth safe?
Teeth cleaning polishing and bleaching are few treatment by which you can achieve desired whitening of teeth
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I have yellow teeth, I need to clean my teeth and I want white teeth please tell me remedies to cure it?

BDS
Dentist,
I have yellow teeth, I need to clean my teeth and I want white teeth please tell me remedies to cure it?
dear raja... why don't you go to your local dentist and ask him or her to do bleaching of your teeth.. bleaching is a procedure in which chemicals are used to remove stains present on teeth surface..
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Some time my mouth full of ulcer so its very pain full so please give advice for this problem.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Some time my mouth full of ulcer so its very pain full so please give advice for this problem.
Take fibrous diet add two bananas to the diet take cap bnc one a day local appl of metrogyldg gel drink plenty of water.
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Hello sir. I have a problem. Its about my teeth. My all teeth covering of something whiteness. What is the reasons. Pls help.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello sir. I have a problem. Its about my teeth. My all teeth covering of something whiteness. What is the reasons. P...
Visit your dentist for scaling and polishing of teeth. Commonly food particles get adhered to teeth surface.
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I am bleeding my teeth, bad breath and I tried all toothpaste but not effect any else.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am bleeding my teeth, bad breath and I tried all toothpaste but not effect any else.
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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I am 21 years old male. My teeth have broken in an accident. I want to replace it with a new teeth. What should I do for this ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Is it just broken or completely avulsed? if broken then assessment has to be done regarding level of tooth fracture. Simple restoration or rct with crown can be done accordingly. If completely avulsed you can go for implant placement.
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My Mom is 48 years now and she is diabetic. She is suffering from severe tooth ache and is deprived of sleep every night. We have visited many dentists and all of them are scared to operate on her tooth due to her diabetic condition. Can you please provide a solution to this problem. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
My Mom is 48 years now and she is diabetic. She is suffering from severe tooth ache and is deprived of sleep every ni...
Diabetes is under control then tt can b done. First control diabetes and ask your physician to give medication for controlling diabetes then dental tt can b done without any complications.
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I sleep with an open mouth which s causing my teeth be pushed forward. What should I do to prevent this habit?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
I sleep with an open mouth which s causing my teeth be pushed forward. What should I do to prevent this habit?
Sleeping with open mouth is generally indicative of mouth breathing and no doubt the result will be front teeth pushing forward. This is because your lips always puts your teeth movement under control in normal person who does not have this habit have normal appearance of teeth. Mouth breathing / sleeping with open mouth can be due to many reasons such as developmental disorder of breathing system, unconscious habit. Short lips etc. If there is any problem with breathing system then you need to visit and ent surgeon for it treatment accompanied by dental treatment as in such cases only dental treatment will not be effective. If it is due to any childhood habit then a dentist will give a appliance to stop mouth breathing. Once your problem of mouth breathing is solved you can go for braces/orthodontic treatment for proper aligning of your teeth.
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