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Dr. Varalakshmi

Dentist, Chennai

1000 at clinic
Dr. Varalakshmi Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Varalakshmi is a popular Dentist in T.Nagar, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Dhantraalayam Dental Clinic (T) in T.Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Varalakshmi on Lybrate.com.

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6 months ago I got teeth ache. The dentist removed the teeth. Slight swelling was there. Now the swelling is there but no pain. Is it danger in future? if so what to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
6 months ago I got teeth ache. The dentist removed the teeth. Slight swelling was there. Now the swelling is there bu...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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Why Brushing Before Bedtime Is So Important

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Why Brushing Before Bedtime Is So Important
Our mouth is constantly cleaned by the action of saliva. During night time the secretion of saliva is reduced and ultimately the cleaning action is reduced. This is the favourable time and situation for the germs to act for a longer time on your teeth causing cavities. This is added with the food remnants present after taking dinner which becomes the dinner for the germs.
These conditions can be changed by night brushing which removes the food debris and reduces the germs that cause cavities.
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I was getting some smell from mouth, what should I do now, either change tooth paste or consult any dentist actually earlierly I had cavity in and it was filled permanently, is there any solution for this problem. I was totally confused.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I was getting some smell from mouth, what should I do now, either change tooth paste or consult any dentist actually ...
Infections in the mouth, such as dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal (gum) disease or mouth sores related to other conditions may contribute to bad breath. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. Dry mouth also can cause bad breath. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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I have black lines round my every back tooth. It's not paining. Should I need to consult a dentist?

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I have black lines round my every back tooth. It's not paining. Should I need to consult a dentist?
You must consult a dentist and get the teeth cleaned and polished. So you can assess your oral hygiene and tooth decay won't start.
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Teeth Sensitivity - foods to be avoided

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Teeth Sensitivity - foods to be avoided
Citric acid related food should be avoided since it not only wears out the enamel causing severe sensitivity it also develops severe acidity problem. The fruits that contain citric acid are pineapple, lemon, mosambi, tamrind.
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How much does fillings cost for teeth?

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist,
fillings will vary from material, brand used to doctor and city etc. roughly for a cement (500) to silver or composite (1500) is the rough range. can be a little less or more
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Your lips might feel dry when you are undergoing the orthodontic treatment. Apply lip balm to remove the dryness and moisten your lips.
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Hi doctor, My tongue will get red and pain while eating spicy food. So I can't have food.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Increase dietary intake of vitamin B, folic acid, iron and use of vitamin supplements etc under medical supervision if blood tests confirm low concentrations Mouth sores are common and rarely Cause complications. Most go away in about a week, but it’s important to monitor any mouth sores you develop. If you are concerned, or if the sore doesn’t seem to be healing, contact your dentist
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Dental problem. My teeth are becoming yellowish. How can U make it whitish without loosing layers of enamel.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dental problem. My teeth are becoming yellowish. How can U make it whitish without loosing layers of enamel.
Hello. When brushing twice a day and flossing doesn't help improve your yellow teeth, it's time to consider other options. Teeth become yellow due to stains – both deep and surface-level – as well as other causes that sometimes aren't under our control. Although coffee and cigarettes leave stains on your teeth over time, thin tooth enamel also makes teeth look yellow. Tooth enamel is the hard, white surface of your teeth, and underneath it is a pale brown substance called dentin. Thick enamel looks white, but thin enamel allows dentin tones to show through, making teeth look yellow from the outside. Enamel naturally wears thin as people age, but acids from foods and drinks such as sour candies, oranges and soda also thin the enamel by eroding its surface. Saliva neutralizes acid and washes it away, but people suffering from dry mouth miss out on this protective effect. Other causes of yellow teeth include antibiotic use or excessive fluoride intake in young children, which can cause yellow-stained adult teeth later. Treatments for certain conditions can also affect tooth color. For example, head and neck radiation and chemotherapy can cause teeth discoloration. In addition, certain infections in pregnant mothers can cause tooth discoloration in the infant by affecting enamel development. Certain medication, mouth rinses can also causes yellow staining. Preventing Yellow Teeth: Avoiding smoking, coffee and soda helps prevent yellow teeth, or you can get into the habit of drinking those darker beverages through a straw. Drink milk or plain water after eating or drinking something acidic to help reduce the acid's eroding effect. Brushing and flossing also help, and avoiding snacks between meals allows your saliva to dilute the acids in your mouth too. Using over-the-counter whitening agents will also helps. Discolorations are generally responsive to bleaching procedures.
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Which type of treatment is best for dental? i.E. I have met with an accident & lost teeth(front) .Now I have to go for fix the permanent teeth.Which method is best?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
You can go for dental implants or a bridge depending on the quality and quantity of your bone as well as your medical condition.
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Hey i want my teeth white and i have problem that some matter remains at the top of my teeth near gums.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
First go for scaling.If not satisfied then go for composite veenering or laminates and you will be 100 percent satisfied.
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I have pain in my teeth. Pls tell me solution.

BDS
Dentist,
I have pain in my teeth. Pls tell me solution.
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab dentaforce dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I am 72 years and Type II diabetic.Two main teeth from both sides of my bottom mouth were removed because they were moving long back. Now one main tooth from top right side and bottom left side are also moving. I want to get these two teeth also removed and go for new ones i.E.Six teeth total.What is the present method of fixing new teeth and what should be appx expenditure. Thanks in anticipation of your reply.

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
Hi Sir, We can replace the missing teeth by two options one is a removable one & the other is a fixed one. Removable ones are cheaper but not advisable. Fixed ones are called bridges.But to have a bridge the last teeth should be present.Without the last teeth it would be difficult to do bridge.Treatments vary based on the position of the missing teeth. Only a nearby dentist can guide you properly after clinically examined you. Regards JAI
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
If flossing with floss is difficult for you then ask your dentist about power flosser and water flosser. Its much more efficient and easier to use.
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Last 2days I am suffering from severe toothache. I tried some medicines. Buy it didn't work out. Help me to get out of this pain.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Last 2days I am suffering from severe toothache. I tried some medicines. Buy it didn't work out. Help me to get out o...
Hi. If the pain is severe than definetly show to a dentist nearby. If their is food stucking in your tooth then it would be caries i. E tooth is decaying and get your caries removes and filling done. It looks as you are telling you might require root canal treatment. If you use pain killers than do a proper course of both antibiotics and painkillers for 3 consecutive days with taking both together morning and evening each day. It will temporary give you relief by subsiding your pain. But show it to a dentist before.
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Which toothpaste is more effective for teeth?

BDS
Dentist,
All of them. Which are approved by dci. Its the brushing techique which matters not your tooth paste.
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I have oral infection in mouth for last 7 day, 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,
I have oral infection in mouth for last 7 day, what can i do?
There are so many type of oral infection. For temporary relive you should use the dentogel for pain and its batter to visit oral surgeon for further opinion.
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Hello doctor My teeth are becoming loose And my teeth are already loose since my childhood But recently I have lost my front tooth Is it possible I get my foot grow up by it self? Pls let me know the precaution to be taken for my teeth.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello doctor
My teeth are becoming loose
And my teeth are already loose since my childhood
But recently I have lost m...
Dear patient teeth once lost will not come you should go for dental opg to know the bone condition if required ctscan also for mouth so based on it treatment can be planned.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Flossing removes the leftovers which get stuck in the spaces between the teeth. Gently moving the floss in an up-and-down motion removes the tiny food particles.
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I have blisters on my tongue, both side to place near the teeth, it was about a month, please advise.

Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have blisters on my tongue, both side to place near the teeth, it was about a month, please advise.
It needs to be checked if any sharp edges of the teeth are not causing trauma to the teeth if that's ruled out vitamin deficiency can be the other reason.
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