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Dr. Venkat Prasad

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Venkat Prasad 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. Venkat Prasad is an experienced Dentist in Kilpauk, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Venkat Prasad at Access Dental & Root Canal Center in Kilpauk, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Venkat Prasad on Lybrate.com.

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I am having bad breath for the past two months. Brushing after every meal but not much relief. Please advise remedy.

Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
I am having bad breath for the past two months. Brushing after every meal but not much relief. Please advise remedy.
Firstly see whether you have a breathing problem with a nasal obstruction. Especially at night. Sleeping with mouth open can be a common cause for bad breath. That apart, sinusitis can also contribute to bad breath. If one snores with the mouth open that is another cause. Tonsillar sepsis can be one more. Dental sepsis can cause the bad breath. Identifying causes will go a long way in treating the problem.
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I have hole on both side of my teeth on left & right when drink normal water then it will pain given any solution.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I have hole on both side of my teeth on left & right when drink normal water then it will pain given any solution.
Hi lybrate-user, I suspect that the caries in your tooth have reached the pulp of a tooth (the blood vessel n nerves of tooth). The infection in that region leads to sensitivity and pain in tooth. So, the treatment that you should undergo is root canal treatment followed by a crown. I hope I could provide you an appropriate ans.
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Sir my father is facing a problem with cavity. Cavity passes upto root. He is taking amoxicillin suggested by doctor. Sir\madam my question is we want take teeth out (nikalvaana cahte hai). I want some suggestion on this.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Get it removed, it will involve one small injection of local anesthesia and this will make that area numb. After this tooth removal will be painless. You just need to follow instructions given by dentist and take medications as prescribed.
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5 Reasons That Cause Plaque

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
5 Reasons That Cause Plaque

Plaque is a film that forms over the teeth. This film is sticky in nature and it is also colorless. It is formed due the presence of bacteria and materials secreted by the bacteria. Plaque has the potential to damage the enamel of the tooth. If plaque is not treated within a reasonable amount of time, then it becomes hard in texture and causes even more damage.

Reasons that cause plaque:

1. Failure to brush every day: This is the chief reason behind the formation of plaque. Teeth must be brushed twice every day in order to keep them clean and healthy. If food particles remain stuck in the groves of the teeth, they can lead to many problems, like cavities and plaque. Each area of the teeth should be cleaned with a suitable toothbrush. The insides of the teeth should not be neglected.

2. Failure to floss every day: Flossing is unfortunately not so common in India. Brushing helps to keep the teeth clean overall but it does not reach some of the spaces between the teeth. Flossing is therefore required to make sure that the plaque on the gum line and other problematic areas are removed.

3. Excessive consumption of sweet and sugary food: Foods like cakes, muffins, sweetmeats, cold drinks, ice creams etc contain carbohydrates which the bacteria tend to feed on. In the process of creating the film of plaque, they turn the sugar into acid, which causes damage to the tooth. Such foods should, therefore, be avoided as they cause plaque.

4. Avoiding natural foods that improve teeth: There are many natural foods which keep teeth healthy. Failing to include such foods in one's diet could lead to the formation of plaque. Fruits and vegetables like guava or carrots can serve this purpose.

5. Failing to visit the dentist regularly: Since dentists are experts when it comes to taking care of death, everyone should make sure to get dental checkups regularly. Even if one flosses and brushes regularly, plaque may still form. A dentist should be consulted regularly to check if any such formation has occurred. Failure to this may cause the formation of even more plaque and more damage.

Related Tip: The Chemistry between Calcium and Teeth?

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TOOTH ACHE

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
TOOTH ACHE
Onion
Onions have antiseptic and antimicrobial properties that control a toothache. It can provide relief from pain by killing the germs causing an infection.
At the first sign of a toothache, chew raw onion for a few minutes to relieve the pain.
If you are not able to chew it, place a piece of raw onion directly on the bad tooth or gum.
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What can be reason of light black lines forming I teeth of 9 month old baby. How can we get rid of it.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
What can be reason of light black lines forming I teeth of 9 month old baby. How can we get rid of it.
Hello Lybrate user, teeth erupted in a nine month old baby are upper and lower incisors and blackening in these teeth may be due to extrinsic stain. The cause of this extrinsic stain may due excess iron intake through iron fortified formula but without examining the teeth of baby and taking a history about medications and the cereals and formula, it is not possible to tell you the exact cause of this dark line. You better find a pediatric dentist and visit him or her. Hope this helps.
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My teeth became yellow for that one of my friend told about cleaning (teeth) but I think it is not advisable so, in your vision what is advisable.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My teeth became yellow for that one of my friend told about cleaning (teeth) but I think it is not advisable so, in y...
Your friend is right. You have to go for scaling n polishing. For more whiter teeth, you can go for bleaching.
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Hi sir or mam me agr gutka kal se chod do tho me kitne time me recover hojawoga n agr chod diya tho uske baad koi bimari hogi n 1 saal ke ander recovered ho skta hu mai please rply.

BDS, Certified Implantologist, ABCD Endo/Aesthetic Course
Dentist, Pune
You will start recovering within 20 mins after giving up the tobbacco chewing habbit. It is said tht within 15 mins, blood pressure and pulse rate returns to normal (2) within 24 hrs, your risk of sudden heart attack substantially reduces (3) after 1 yr, your risk of coronary heart disease to drop less than half that off a chewer (4) within 15 years ,ur risk of coronary heart disease will be now of that of a person who has never chewed. So, it takes generally 10 -15 years for your body to recover from sideeffects of tobbacco chewing.
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I have yellowness in my teeth. Blood also have come. Please give some home remedies to remove my teeth's yellowness nd advise how stop blood in teeth during brushing and eating.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have yellowness in my teeth. Blood also have come. Please give some home remedies to remove my teeth's yellowness n...
You have symptoms of gingivitis ie. Infection in gum because of plaque deposition. Get scaling and polishing done. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash.
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My face has become dull due blackheads I used many cosmetic but it still appear. I do not know why I feel tired up every day my eyes get tired my teeth. I know what to do please tell what to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My face has become dull due blackheads I used many cosmetic but it still appear. I do not know why I feel tired up ev...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Who do reduce yellow scars/marks on teeth. I would like to knw is der is any home remedy's or I should take any treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
Who do reduce yellow scars/marks on teeth.
I would like to knw is der is any home remedy's or I should take any treat...
Yellow scars recently gained, most likely bcos of improper brushing, excessive intake of tea or tooth coloring materials or foods. So, lessen them if so. Tooth cleaning is the one you can even go in for bleaching of tooth. At home you can even try tooth whitening gels as per instructions.
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After root canal ,is it mandatory to have cap or can I prevent from my teeth without cap?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
After root canal ,is it mandatory to have cap or can I prevent from my teeth without cap?
Hello, it is always better to get the cap done over a root canal treated tooth. The tooth can get cracked under pressure. So visit a dentist and get it done.
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Could chewing too much gum have caused the white patch on my mouth? I chew gum all day, almost every day. I noticed I have a white patch on the inside of my mouth on one side. Could chewing too much gum have caused this?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
no.. i dont think so.. it might be a chronic cheek bite.. which is due to presence of upper and lower wisdom teeth...
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I am having a problem in my toung. When I am eating anything, my under toung is very paining. please tell tell me what I do.

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am having a problem in my toung. When I am eating anything, my under toung is very paining. please tell tell me wha...
As per your description I can assume that you must have got ulcer under tongue. Proper investigation is required. Consult dentist immediately. By the time you can take palliative treatment start taking multivitamin cap. For 1 week along with hexidine mouthwash 10ml dilute it with equal quantity of water 2-3 times avoid hot and spicy food.
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I am a 31 years old male and have mouth ulcer for last 2 weeks. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am a 31 years old male and have mouth ulcer for last 2 weeks. What should I do?
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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I have a blister in my mouth (inside left cheek) which bursts and comes back again after a couple of days. It is right next to the wisdom tooth. What is the right course of action?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a blister in my mouth (inside left cheek) which bursts and comes back again after a couple of days. It is righ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 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.
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I have filling in my tooth, but still I feel sensation. What to do? Should I go for root canal treatment? I even had a medicated teeth wash, is it harmful for teeth or has any effect in future?

OOOMC FLORIDA, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have filling in my tooth, but still I feel sensation. What to do? Should I go for root canal treatment? I even had ...
Tap that tooth vertically with other end of pencil. It it hurts you may need a root canal tt. A small dental xray can confirm that. Any mouthwash is not good for continuous prolonged use.
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One year back I was suffering from jaw problem. When I contacted a doctor he prescribed me to take pacetane 2 half in the morning and half in the afternoon. Now there is no problem. Still I am taking the tablet. Is there any side effect from theat tablet. Can I stop taking the tablet ?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Tablets are only for temporary relief. You should stop taking the tablet & then wait & watch to see if the pain starts again. If there is no pain, then no need for tablets & in case if there is pain, then you should visit a dentist for a permanent solution.
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How to Correct Severe Hyperdontia?

BDS, PGMHA
Dentist, Bangalore
How to Correct Severe Hyperdontia?

Hyperdontia is an oral condition where people may have an overcrowding of teeth in their mouths due to the growth of extra teeth which are known as supernumerary teeth, in dental terms. This problem may hit people of any gender, background and medical history. This is caused when an extra tooth bud is found in the tissue from which the teeth typically grow. The most common cases are those that affect children who are already suffering from Down's Syndrome.

This article will tell you all about coping with and correcting the issue:

  1. Problems Experienced: Let us first understand the various problems that a patient may experience. To begin with, there may difficulty when it comes to eating and chewing as too many teeth will make this task cumbersome. Also, this condition may prevent the normal teeth eruption process. Further, these teeth may fuse with the permanent teeth in the mouth of the patient. And finally, all this can also lead to the formation of a cyst or tumour.
  2. Check Ups and Diagnosis: In order to treat this problem, the dentist will first of all conduct a thorough check up of the mouth of the patient and try to find the exact cause of the ailment. This will also be done with the help of lab tests based on blood samples as well as a dental X-ray. Further, the most important thing that the dentist will try to check is whether or not the supernumerary teeth are affecting the growth of the permanent teeth, in any way. 
  3. Tooth Extraction: Once the dentist has had a look at the problem, he or she will be in a better position to take a call regarding whether or not the supernumerary teeth need to be removed. In most cases, these teeth will not be removed unless the said tooth is loose, which in turn can present the risk of choking by passing into the lungs. If tooth extraction has been decided upon, then the orthodontist or the dentist will do so by administering local anaesthesia first. Depending on the severity of the condition, the tooth may have to be cut and removed in pieces while the doctor has to ensure that there is enough space left for the permanent teeth to grow and find a place for themselves. 
  4. Alignment: After the process of extraction is done, the dentist has to ensure that there is proper alignment of the teeth with the help of proper orthodontic methods for the remaining teeth to grow in a proper manner. Endodontic treatment will be used for fused treat in order to work on the tooth pulp and tissue in the surrounding area.
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Can any one tell me reasonable and reliable treatment option for dental problem? my mother is aged 64 and she is having sensitization problem in her teeth she also need to done 2 root canals and 3 tooth extraction and 4 implants and some crowns so for each of these can you please give me quotation as my budget is tight please give me reasonable rates so that I can come and get mu treatment privately. I am ok to have my treatment in hyderabad or ahmedabad location so feel free to get back to me by doctors of both location.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir as your mom is 64 yrs, I need to know whether there is any medical problems like hypertension, diabetes, thyroid etc. The 2nd step will be a full mouth digital xray which is called as opg, since she has many things in her mouth to be rectified. 3rd step will be the treatment. Now coming to expenditure every dentist follow their own rate plans depending on place like Bombay, Hyderabad, Delhi etc. Again in Hyderabad u have different rates for each treatment. Like jubilee hills, banjara hills etc few places r very high rates. So if u feel u want to contact me than my details r posted on lybrate so u can contact me in Hyderabad.
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