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Dr. Vidya Sumankar

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Vidya Sumankar Dentist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Vidya Sumankar is one of the best Dentists in R A Puram, Chennai. She is currently associated with All Smiles Dental Clinic in R A Puram, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vidya Sumankar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 21 years old female wearing tooth braces for past 15 days and I am unable to eat food like before. I lost 4 kgs within 15 days.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I am 21 years old female wearing tooth braces for past 15 days and I am unable to eat food like before. I lost 4 kgs ...
Initially you will face the problems. Bcoz your mouth is very new to this braces thing. Once your mouth will gt used to it you will b comfortable. Give it a time of atleast 2-3 weeks more.
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My friend is 23 years old. While talking with him I feel bad smell coming out from his mouth. So, how can I suggest him to overcome this problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My friend is 23 years old. While talking with him I feel bad smell coming out from his mouth. So, how can I suggest h...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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 am having problem in my teeth. Doctors are saying to give a r. C. T. Treatment. No of damaged teeth is 5. If I goes to this I will suffer from money problem. What I should do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am having problem in my teeth. Doctors are saying to give a r. C. T. Treatment. No of damaged teeth is 5. If I goes...
Lybrate-user, if your teeth a badly decayed, as they have been diagnosed by your dentist, the only avenue available to you for saving the teeth would be getting root canal treatment done at the earliest or else you will end up losing those teeth at this young age. If money is a genuine problem, you can discuss it with your dentist who may be able to guide you to some charitable / government hospital for the same.
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If in a teeth found any black fungus or some other thing so should consult to dentist?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
If in a teeth found any  black fungus or some other thing so should consult to dentist?
The black fungus is nothing but caries in your tooth. Kindly get the cavity filled before it becomes deep and painful. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Avoid having sticky food and sweets before going to bed.
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I have blisters in mouth from few days. Recommend some tips to get quick relief from it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water.You may need Coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with T. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, C. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals.
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I am 33 yrs women. I have a gap in both up and down teeth. I don't like wearing braces. How to fill the gaps. Kindly help me.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
other than braces you can go for crowns or veneers or aligners. after seeing dentist only suggest the best for you
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My above teeth area constantly paining after I done toothpaste because may be I injured some area while doing brush hard. What are the remedies or medicine to reduce pain.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My above teeth area constantly paining after I done toothpaste because may be I injured some area while doing brush h...
Dear lybrate user, rinse your mouth with warm salt water 3-4 times daily to reduce the swelling. Take a pain killer if required. Avoid brushing hard in that area. Buy a soft toothbrush and save your teeth and gums by brushing gently using proper technique.
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I am getting too many problems in my everyday life. My teeth is getting yellow day by day. I tried different toothpastes and some medicine too. But nothing happens. Tell me what I will do now? Please help me!

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am getting too many problems in my everyday life. My teeth is getting yellow day by day. I tried different toothpas...
everyone doesn't have pearl white teeth. your teeth color matches your skin colour. you can go for scaling and polishing followed by bleaching for more whiter teeth. avoid harsh brushing. it will make your teeth look more yellow by eroding the whiter enamel n expound the yellower dentin.
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My tooth has become greyish black I was observing since 2-3 months but now suddenly it has become dark there is no pain, my tooth is not loose and I can not feel any kind of sensitivity What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My tooth has become greyish black I was observing since 2-3 months but now suddenly it has become dark there is no pa...
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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Can you please say me what are merits of teeth bleaching? And what is the treatment cost?

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Can you please say me what are merits of teeth bleaching? And what is the treatment cost?
Merits - whiter teeth, immediate results Demerits - sensitivity and only lasts for about a year Cost - may average around Rs 10000 depends on technique and material of bleaching.
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What to do whet some one gets swallow gums ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
What to do whet some one gets swallow gums ?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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Tips to prevent foetid breathe

BHMS
Homeopath,
Tips to prevent foetid breathe
To prevent offensive breath coming from the mouth, a person should brush twice a day daily and brush after taking every meal is so necessary.
A person should gargle properly with a good quality of mouth freshener.
Always soft toothbrush should be used to clean the teeth.
Garlic, onion, much spicy things, stale food, etc. Should not be taken in the diet.
A person should check up his teeth by a dentist time to time.
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Many a times I get mouth ulcers and sometimes it's 3-4 ulcers at same time. I usually take a vitamin b complex tablet for relief. Any suggestion to avoid this ulcers.

BDS
Dentist,
Hii, welcome to lybrate & thanks for asking your query here from the medical history you provided it seems that you have condition called recurrent aphthous ulcers however its cause is not entirely clear but it is not a serious condition and will not lead to any serious health issue taking vit. B complex is good but you need to visit a dentist to get it checked it depends upon lots of factors and needs to evaluate before making any treatment plan.
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Dry mouth during night.

Do you take any other medication for any disease? Do you have Blood pressure or Diabetes? Any allergic exposure? Take sips of water every time you wake up in the nite, saline gargles or mouthwashes to be used, Rexidin mouthwash, use fluoride tooth paste, use room freshners.Or aerosols .
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I have facing problem of yellow teeth and I am do regular Brush. Also comes smell what can I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have facing problem of yellow teeth and I am do regular
Brush. Also comes smell what can I do.
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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Dear sir my lower jaw teeths having plaque (hard scale on front teeths) problem.Pl. Advice

Certified Implantologist, F.I.O, BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
Hard scales are not plaque Sir, it is called Tartar in local language and we call it as calculus. Get your teeth cleaned by a dentist and you will surely have a lot of benefits of this
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I 71 and want to know whether I should go for implants or rct with conventional bridge?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I 71 and want to know whether I should go for implants or rct with conventional bridge?
Its depends upon the situation and the condition of the remaining teeth as well as budget. Implant cost is more then conventional bridge.
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Dear sir I have been using inhaling gum solvent from 3 years I want to quit it forever but some reason when frustrated or feeling sad or hurted I started it again please help to how to get away from it.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Dear sir I have been using inhaling gum solvent from 3 years I want to quit it forever but some reason when frustrate...
Hi. You should start using mouthwahes for couple of weeks and you will gradually get rid of your habbit.
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I don't have any trouble in my teeth but From 8 months my mouth starts smelling even I brush twice daily. It smells very badly. After brushing after 2 hours it starts smelling again. I don't know what to do now. please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I don't have any trouble in my teeth but From 8 months my mouth starts smelling even I brush twice daily. It smells v...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •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. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
denture
If you wear dentures, the general rule is: brush, soak, brush. Always clean your dentures over a bowl of water or a folded towel in case you drop them. Brush your dentures before soaking, to help remove any food debris. Using an effervescent (fizzy) denture cleaner will help remove stubborn stains and leave your denture feeling fresher.
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