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Dr. Vanathi

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Vanathi Dentist, Chennai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Vanathi is an experienced Dentist in Vadapalani, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Dr.Vanathi Smile Care Dental Clinic in Vadapalani, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vanathi on Lybrate.com.

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, I wash my mouth 2 time in a day. I have used chlorhexidine mouthwash bp last two month. But a bad smell spend from my mouth every time. It happening for one year. I'm very disappointed. I don't smoke. How can I solve it?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
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, I wash my mouth 2 time in a day. I have used chlorhexidine mouthwash bp last two month. But a bad smell spend from ...
Bad breath can be due- *Infections in gums, teeth or oral mucus of the mouth. * Sinusitis, nose block and tonsillitis will also cause this problem. *Dryness of mouth * If the teeth are crooked, ulcers may be caused and food particles may get stuck causing infection. *Eating and digestive disorders. *Dental plaque * Taking some medicines for other diseases. Taking care of your oral hygiene- •Use proper tooth brush and fluoride based tooth paste. Tongue cleaning is also very important. •Gargling your mouth after eating any food. •Avoid tobacco and smelly masala foods. •Treat underlying medical conditions •Crooked teeth to be corrected by braces at early age. Drink plenty of water and avoid dryness of mouth. **Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine Merc sol 30 twice daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 6 days.
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He had severe bleeding in his gum, and when he applied antiseptic suddenly there was more and more bleeding. What is the possible cause for it?

BDS
Dentist
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He had severe bleeding in his gum, and when he applied antiseptic suddenly there was more and more bleeding. What is ...
He is having periodontitis n send me d pic of his tooth n get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.
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Gapping between teeth increased and feeling sensitivity. What should I do please suggest me.

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General Physician
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Gapping between teeth increased and feeling sensitivity. What should I do please suggest me.
I will suggest you to apply braces through a orthodontist and Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly

I am suffering from teeth issue from last 1year I brushes twice in a day but after two our of brushing there is a very bad smile comes under the mouth as well as blood also comes under the teeth regularly. Please suggest us what to do?

BDS
Dentist
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I am suffering from teeth issue from last 1year I brushes twice in a day but after two our of brushing there is a ver...
You check for molar erruption, if not cleaning should be done and use chlorhexidine solution as directed.
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What I do I have mouth ulcers from 3 years . They grows in number of 2-3 . And automatically disappear in 5-6 days. But I need permanently cure for this. What suggestion here for this?

MDS Pedodontics
Dentist
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What I do I have mouth ulcers from 3 years . They grows in number of 2-3 . And automatically disappear in 5-6 days. B...
It is normal to have ulcers in the mouth.. Many reasons like stress, vitamin deficiency, injury etc can cause it.. It usually disappears in a week or 2.. You cannot completely prevent ulcers from coming.. It is a way of our body to tell us that " Boss, reduce your stress and eat nutritious food" 😊
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My mother age 79, diabetes patient but sugar under control. But from few days she feels no taste in tongue what to do?

BDS
Dentist
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Some theories suggests that there is a relation of altered taste sensation associated with diabetes. Long standing diabetes can damage nerves which can cause such symptoms. Consult your dentist for. More help.

Hello mdm/sir Mai ne Sensodant toothpast se use kiya. Brush karne ke bad turant red color ke muhme chale aja te or muh mai jaln si hoti hai. Ye kyu hota hai? Kya mai use karna band kar du?

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Hello mdm/sir
Mai ne Sensodant toothpast se use kiya. Brush karne ke bad turant red color ke muhme chale aja te or mu...
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 teeth are somehow yellow in appearance and every day a bad smell will arose. What tooth paste paste I should use for getting white teeth.

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Dentist
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My teeth are somehow yellow in appearance and every day a bad smell will arose. What tooth paste paste I should use f...
The yellowness of teeth and bad smell can be due to accumulation of plaque on the teeth. Go for scaling and polishing. Use a good mouthwash twice daily after brushing. You can use any gel based toothpaste for bad breath. For yellow teeth, use colgate sparkling white.

I have a throat irritation with white bumps under the tongue for last two weeks. I had taken antibiotics for throat irritation and also tried turmeric mixed milk but no response yet now.Please tell.

MDS, BDS
Dentist
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I have a throat irritation with white bumps under the tongue for last two weeks. I had taken antibiotics for throat i...
antibiotics causes mouth ulcers... take a multivitamin for two weeks and eat mild non spicy food for a week.it will heal
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Dear Dentists, How many times should I do flossing, and mouthwash gargle in a week apart from daily morning brush?

BDS
Dentist
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Dear Dentists, How many times should I do flossing, and mouthwash gargle in a week apart from daily morning brush?
Hello, Flossing could be done immediately after brushung the teeth followed by mouthwash gargles everyday in the morning.

Who should be treating you with braces?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist
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Although dentistry has seen tremendous developments in treatment techniques and materials in the last few decades, public awareness exercises have somehow not been able to keep pace with its rise. As a result most people today will be surprised if they are told that dentistry has nine different specialties.

Orthodontics happens to be the first specialty in dentistry. It deals with prevention, interception & correction of malocclusion (improper bite). Common problems like spacing between teeth, crowding of teeth due to lack of space, protrusion of teeth, un-aesthetic smile etc. Can be easily corrected by timely orthodontic intervention.

A malocclusion can result either due to abnormal position of the teeth or lack of harmony between upper & lower jaws. The best person to treat problems of such nature is an orthodontist. An orthodontist undergoes three years of rigorous training during his postgraduate program wherein he treats hundreds of patients having malocclusion of varying severity. After successful completion of the course he is awarded with the degree of mds orthodontics.

However as a consequence of lack of awareness, a lot of patients still do not seek the advice of an orthodontist for their problem. As a result such patient do not get the desired treatment outcome which predisposes their dentition for relapse after treatment. In addition such patients may also experience harmful effects on their occlusion (chewing efficiency) and may develop tmj (temporomandibular joint) related disorders in the long run. It is recommended that an orthodontic specialist be consulted before undergoing treatment of such nature.



Who should be treating you with braces?
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I have gap between teeth. What should I do to remove it. I don't want to go for braces. That looks ugly.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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I have gap between teeth. What should I do to remove it. I don't want to go for braces. That looks ugly.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (Model study, Full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. You may consult me in person. 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.

How effective is Colget sensitive pro relief in repairing enamel ?

BDS
Dentist
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Colgate pro relief helps in blocking ur sensitive dentinal tubules and prevents sensitivity. How ever along with this you should avoid taking to much citric or carbonated drinks as they may neutralise the effect

I am 22 years old a frequent smoker. Usually 1to2 cigarettes per day. When last smoked after one hour blood blister formed on my left inner cheek with a small bubble of white (may be pus) help me.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist
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Its may be salivary gland minor burn or cheek biting .please avoid smoking. You can easily get out of this habit at a early age.

Sir I have problem in my teeth its take pain after 2to 3 hours interval so please tell me medicine for this issue.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath
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Sir I have problem in my teeth its take pain after 2to 3 hours interval so please tell me medicine for this issue.
Take Rhododendron 30C one dose and then Phytum 30C one dose daily for 2 weeks. It will be alright. Still if you have any queries, please let me know. Take care. :)
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My teeth are yellow due to my bad eating habits please tell me some home made remedies to clean them as soon as possible.

BDS
Dentist
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My teeth are yellow due to my bad eating habits please tell me some home made remedies to clean them as soon as possi...
Stains cannot be removed effectively with home remedies n requires definitive treatment by dentist. Naturally our teeth colour ranges from pearly white to pale yellow so everyone cannot hv white teeth. Get scalling n polishing done by dentist. If you r not happy with your teeth shade later, you can get bleaching done by dentist which'll lighten your teeth by 2-3 shades. Alternatively you can use a teeth whitening toothpaste such as snowdent. Avoid heavily coloured foods, tea n coffee, cool drinks, tobacco products as they stain teeth.

I am facing a problem that's my teeth are little yellow what should I do to make it withe. And also the good smell from my mouth and can you prefer a tooth paste for this problem.

BDS
Dentist
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I am facing a problem that's my teeth are little yellow what should I do to make it withe. And also the good smell fr...
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.

My sister is suffering from tooth gum swelling from almost 5 years I want anssolution for this.

BDS
Dentist
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My sister is suffering from tooth gum swelling from almost 5 years I want anssolution for this.
She should go for teeth cleaning from dentist. . And after that maintain good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with Fluoridated toothpaste. Do flossing also to remove the plaque in between teeth. . Her problem will be solved. .

Please give solution for flourosis ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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Fluorosis present a variety of problems, therefore its solution can be better given after examination of affected teeth,
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