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Dr. Vijay Karthik

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dentist, Chennai

16 Years Experience
Dr. Vijay Karthik BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Dentist, Chennai
16 Years Experience
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Dr. Vijay Karthik is a popular Dentist in Selaiyur, Chennai. He has helped numerous patients in his 16 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery . You can meet Dr. Vijay Karthik personally at Dencity in Selaiyur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vijay Karthik on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Tamil Nadu Government Dental College Hospital,, - 2001
MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - IP Pavlov State Medical University, Russia., - 2006
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Hello , my name is bhargav from gujrat jamnagar i have some problem in mouth there is ulcer and some pain in teeth please give me hints.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
If your ulcer in back side of cheek then it could be due to wisdom tooth otherwise having ulcer is very common.Take vitamin supplements n u will be ok
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I am 25 years female and my teeth are yellowish in color. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I am 25 years female and my teeth are yellowish in color. What should I do?
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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Sir my little brother have bad breath problem He feel very shameful Please tell me any solution He also tried mouth cleaner Please Dr. Help.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
Sir my little brother have bad breath problem
He feel very shameful
Please tell me any solution
He also tried mouth c...
You must get professional teeth cleaning and polishing by dentist. Please improve your diet, sleep, Water intake. Reduce stress and smoking like bad habits if any.
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4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth

Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology, MD Pediatrics (Gold Medalist), MBBS
Pediatrician, Delhi
4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth
4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth

Kids have a mind of their own when it comes to food. The unhealthier it is, the more they tend to like it. Most taste driven or sweet foods are harmful for your child’s oral hygiene. However not all foods that your children like to eat are as bad for their oral health, some even help strengthen their teeth.

Here are 4 foods that your children can have for healthy teeth and gums.

1) Sugarless Gum - It helps loosen plaque and increase the number of natural antibodies in the mouth. It also keeps the gums hydrated. While too much of anything is not good, these gums are good once in a while.

2) Crispy Vegetables - These might not be popular with children but can be made yummy with interesting dips to go with them. Raw carrots, celery, cauliflower, and green beans are chewing foods which clean the child's teeth and gums.

3) Natural Sugar - Sugar from milk, yoghurt and cheese are rich in vitamin D, phosphate and calcium. When consumed, they raise the pH level of the mouth which lowers the level of acids, hence reducing risk of tooth decay.

4) Vitamin C Rich Foods - Fruits like oranges, kiwis, strawberries, papayas and limes help kill bacteria that can cause gingivitis. They also aid a good supply of collagen in the child's gums. However, parents need to remember that one can eat citrus foods only after thirty minutes from brushing their teeth. This is because the citric acid in these foods can weaken the tooth enamel temporarily.


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I am Suffering from tooth ache, suggest some remedies to get cure.

BDS
Dentist,
Consult any dentist for exact reason of pain. Medicine will help you only for few time. Its better to cure the cause of pain. You can take diclomol tab.(40mg) for pain relief.
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I am male, 53, since the age of 25 I had habit of chewing tobacco. Now also I am healthy. But now my teeth become like wood. There is no gum in teeth. Please guide me how I should regain the gum?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am male, 53, since the age of 25 I had habit of chewing tobacco. Now also I am healthy. But now my teeth become lik...
Stop tobacco consult a maxillofacial surgeon rule out development of any tobacco related disease cancer is one commonest it may not give you any symptoms initially you may send a pic of your gums on line to me.
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BDS (Implantologist)
Dentist, Pune
Dental health tips for today: No pressure while brushing just apply round movements n not force.
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I am 27 year old female and suffered badly with bad breath. I can brush thrice a day, also uses mouthwash clean my tongue and I dont have constipation problem. I suffered it from last 10 yrs and I take cleaning 3-5 times. Please suggest I think it is due to gums because I feel smelly discharge from gums like blood.

BDS
Dentist, Botad
It may be due to pyoria. You need to clean up you teeth every 6 month and continue the use of mouth wash and gum paint twice a day and maintain proper oral hygiene it will give you relief. If necessary take antibiotics like tab. Metrogyl400 mg twice a day for 5 day. Consult dentist and get diagnosed.
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My teeth of lower jaw are yellowish please suggest how to get rid it?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
My teeth of lower jaw are yellowish please suggest how to get rid it?
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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Hello doctor I am 36 year old man I have teeth cavity and blooding problem last five days what should I do please tell me doctor.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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Iam a 32 years old male and have toothache for last 4weeks. What should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
Iam a 32 years old male and have toothache for last 4weeks. What should I do?
You need to go for thorough investigation and diagnosis to decide the treatment. Pain can be due to some conditions like cavities, tooth abcess, gum disease, and fracture of tooth. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush. Rinse your mouth after each meal.
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My teeth is yellow so what I do?

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth is yellow so what I do?
Go for professional cleaning and polishing. If you want brighter teeth then opt for bleaching by a dentist.
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I am from chandigarh. I am 28 years old. I have toothache from last two weeks. please tel me any solution to relief from this pain.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am  from chandigarh. I am 28 years old. I have toothache from last two weeks. please tel me any solution to relief ...
Visit to a dentist and acording doc will check your condition with the help of xray or clinical examination. Acordingly treatment will be done.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: We recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.
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Why do we get mouth ulcers regularly? please help me with some of the precautions.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear lybrate user, mouth ulcers could be due to multiple reasons like stress (the most common and important one), vitamin or nutritional deficiency, anemia, eating excess fried food, dehydration etc. Establishing the exact cause in case of frequent or non-healing ulcers is important. Normally, they heal in 7-14 days time. Drinking plenty of fluids and water, eating fruits, salads and vegetables, avoiding oily/fried food, developing a healthy smoke-free, alcohol-free lifestyle and staying stress-free are some of the precautions.
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I am 31 years old, daily twice in a day do brush, cleaning also done in last four years, but no useful, mouthwash also use, but now also smell come my mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 31 years old, daily twice in a day do brush, cleaning also done in last four years, but no useful, mouthwash als...
Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoridetoothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor.
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
If 100 children required braces, 95 would not have required had their milk teeth be taken care of in time.
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Sir, I am 15 years old boy. I am having pain in my teeth gums. So sir kindly suggest me how to cure this.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir, I am 15 years old boy. I am having pain in my teeth gums. So sir kindly suggest me how to cure this.
There are so many reasons of pain in tooth. You should visit to a dentist to identify exact cause of pain and proper treatment. Temporarily you can have pain killer for relief, but this is not a permanent solution. Visit to a dentist soon.
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I got severe mouth and tongue ulcer once in month. It remains up to 1 week. please help me to get rid of this.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
I got severe mouth and tongue ulcer once in month. It remains up to 1 week. please help me to get rid of this.
Take vitamin B complex for few days. drink plenty of water and eat fibrous diet. For permanent cure and for removal of recurrence Take homeopathic medicine.
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