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Dr. Vasanth

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Vasanth Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Vasanth is a renowned Dentist in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Dr Vasanths Dental Clinic in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vasanth on Lybrate.com.

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Dental Implants - Understanding its Longevity

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dental Implants -  Understanding its Longevity

Ever wondered how good it would be if a tooth lost can be placed back in place? That is just what the dental implant does. Unlike the dentures, which replace only the crown portion of the tooth, the implant replaces the crown and the root portion of the tooth.

What’s more the chances of decay are less and there is no fear of mobility.  The dental implant replaces the natural tooth to the maximum extent possible, both in terms of chewing efficiency and stability of the tooth. It can take almost as much pressure as the natural tooth, with hardly any restrictions on diet.

When properly fabricated, the dental implant can last a lifetime. However, this longevity depends on two sets of factors.  The first is the overall oral health of the patient and the second is the post-implant care.

Oral health:  Before deciding that a person is to go for an implant, the following are considered:

  1. The person should have very good jaw bone support: The titanium post that will be used as the root portion is placed into the gum ridge and unless the jaw bone is extremely healthy, it will not be able to support this. Also, the post will be in left in place to get integrated into the bone for about 4 to 6 months.  During this phase, the oral health should be maintained extremely well.

  2. Placement: The implant should be done by someone qualified to do an implant, not just by any dentist. Good fabrication of the implant is very essential for its longevity.

  3. Good oral hygiene measures: This is a prerequisite for choosing, if a person is a candidate for a dental implant. If the oral hygiene habits are doubtful, then it would not be worth investing the time, effort, and money on an implant.

  4. Post-implant insertion care: Once the post is absorbed into the bone and the crown has been placed, meticulous care should be taken to ensure there is no plaque formation in and around the implant. The gums have to be maintained healthy through regular brushing, flossing, interdental brushing and frequent mouth rinses. This will ensure the gums are healthy and can support the implant for years to come.  Regular visits to the dentist every 6 months and scaling in the dental office are also mandatory when you have an implant.

The overall health of the person also ensures success of implants.  Chronic uncontrolled conditions like heart disease, stress, diabetes, and smoking adversely affect the oral health and therefore the success of an implant. These are also associated with a greater risk of gum and periodontal disease.  Managing these optimally also adds to longevity of dental implants. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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From the past 2 months my left upper corner tooth pains whenever I eat from that side. After sometime it gets normal. The pain is not very severe. What should I suppose to do now?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
From the past 2 months my left upper corner tooth pains whenever I eat from that side. After sometime it gets normal....
Pain on chewing is a sign of infection in the tooth. Suggest you to get the x ray done for that tooth. Depending on the level of infection. Treatment can be planned. Since the pain isn't severe. You should get the treatment done before it gets worst.
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Hi, am 36, sugar patient with thyroid. Taking 100 MCG. My problem is for past few days i am having dry throat and mouth. Constant thirst is there, my mouth is also producing bad smell. This is for the first time am facing such a problem. Please help!

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Gandhinagar
Hi, am 36, sugar patient with thyroid. Taking 100 MCG. My problem is for past few days i am having dry throat and mou...
You may try owet solution spray in mouth when you get dry throat. Also get your t3 t4 tsh again checked and adujust the dose if required.
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Hi am syad 24 old hun phicle 4 mahine se mera muh gutkha khane ki wajah se nai. Khul raha hai mai kaunsa table lo tell me. Plz.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hi am syad 24 old hun phicle 4 mahine se mera muh gutkha khane ki wajah se nai. Khul raha hai mai kaunsa table lo tel...
No tablet will help you in any case... you will have to stop the gutkha in first place... Then there are some exercise to follow which I will explain you once you consult...
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Hello sir I am 28 age my problem is bad breath and washroom smell I had treatment at dental and normal hospital but my problem is not solved.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hello sir I am 28 age my problem is bad breath and washroom smell I had treatment at dental and normal hospital but m...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water add fiber to your diet.
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Sir my sister age is 13 her teeth r yellow but dentist say it was not clean by rubbing only cap cover krna pade ga so koi ayurvedic method hai teeth ko saaf karne ka.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir my sister age is 13 her teeth r yellow but dentist say it was not clean by rubbing only cap cover krna pade ga so...
here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- Mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. for faster result you can go for TEETH BLEACHING from dentist...
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
The retainers can be taken out while having meals and should always be put in their cases.

I have wounds inside mouth and gums. I can't chew food properly as it pains severe. It cures automatically but after a day the problem starts again.

Diploma in Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Madurai
I have wounds inside mouth and gums. I can't chew food properly as it pains severe. It cures automatically but after ...
Hi lybrate-user, you have problem of ulcer, which can be caused by stress or heat or spicy foods, avoid spicy foods, drink milk, curd more. Use ointments or gels.
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Hello doctor, My teeth gum are irregular in shape front side and I brushed on that gum it is bleeding. I used a gum powder for that but it is no use. Pls give any medicines or else any suggestions.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kanpur
Hello doctor,
My teeth gum are irregular in shape front side and I brushed on that gum it is bleeding.
I used a gum p...
Go and get the scaling done by dentist first. This is the only solution to keep gums healthy and teeth too.
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I am neeraj and I have problem of cavity in teeth please help me to recover me from this everybody kids me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am neeraj and I have problem of cavity in teeth please help me to recover me from this everybody kids me.
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.
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Up to which age I can put on braces I am 19 now and have 4 teeth are not straight.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Up to which age I can put on braces I am 19 now and have 4 teeth are not straight.
U can be treated with braces any time and age. And now your 19 and it's the right time to orthodontic treatment.
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About 15 days back I got a cut by my teeth inside the corner of my mouth while eating food. Its not recovering or healing. Kindly suggest how to get recovered from this cut.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
About 15 days back I got a cut by my teeth inside the corner of my mouth while eating food.
Its not recovering or hea...
it cannot b recovered naturally. visit a dentist to get them treated. ur teeth may require a filling or if the damage is more, rct followed by calling 'll b done
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I have recession in my lower teeth, what should I go for in order to prevent further recession and for strengthening and regrowth of gums so that they don't shake because I dont want to lose my teeth.

BDS
Dentist,
I have recession in my lower teeth, what should I go for in order to prevent further recession and for strengthening ...
Cause has to be checked first. It can b bad occlusion or faulty brushing. Massage gums towards the teeth. That means upper arch gums downwards n lower arch gums upwards. With a gum paint or even wdout it can also b done. Rest guidance can b given on meeting.
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BDS, MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Chennai
use always medium brush for all ages.dont use soft brush unless doctor advice you.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Do u have gap between teeth?
Reasons for gap between teeth are: hereditary, chipped tooth, broken filling, habit- thumb sucking, incorrect swallowing reflex, using of a toothpick, improper technique of using a floss, if the jaw size is larger than the tooth size, abnormal frenum attachment, missing tooth, extra tooth, tumor growth.

Never neglect a gap between teeth as it can cause food lodgment, tooth decay, bad breath, drifting of teeth and finally loss of tooth if not treated in time. Gaps either small or large can be treated, for further assistance you can call us or visit us at the clinic.
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Their is bleeding in my teeth and very bad smell from mouth please tell me which toothpaste should I use and what else should I do.

BDS
Dentist, North Goa
Their is bleeding in my teeth and very bad smell from mouth please tell me which toothpaste should I use and what els...
Hi, it seems you have inflamed gums. Advisable to get your teeth scaled/cleaned by a dentist every 4 months. That usually reduces the problem. Get well soon.
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Hi I am 20 years old. Doc My gums are receding day by day .even after proper brushing and oral care .consulted dentist he suggested some to. So what can I do help me.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hi I am 20 years old. Doc My gums are receding day by day .even after proper brushing and oral care .consulted dentis...
receding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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My teeth are very sensitive. I am taking anti biotics since last 5 days, there is no improvement. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are very sensitive. I am taking anti biotics since last 5 days, there is no improvement. What should I do?
You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, and allergy), and c. Becosules 1-0-0 once, all for 3 days only.
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I have my father in law suffering from a mouth ulcer. Since he lives in a remote area which is medically nt very good. The doctor diagnosed it as a symptom of cancer. I want to understand what ulcers can lead to cancer and how do we verify the same. Thanks for your time!

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
The best diagnosis can be made seeing him clinically doing a biopsy, going through history and with histopath study earlier the better, maxillofacial surg is the doc req.
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I'm telling very pain full my teeth too much paining since 2 days my teeth are looking yellow one teeth was crack its soo irritating I can't handle this pain please give me one solution help me urgent.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I'm telling very pain full my teeth too much paining since 2 days my teeth are looking yellow one teeth was crack its...
Hello you need to visit the dentist and get it checked. If there is a cavity get it filled. If there is infection to the root of tooth get it treated. For yellow teeth could be because of deposits on teeth surface or food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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